A man was charged with murder after an apparent road rage shooting this week left a motorcyclist dead in North Carolina, police said.
Stephen Addison, 32, was riding a motorcycle at about 12:30 p.m. Monday when he was involved in a roadside dispute with Roger Dale Nobles, 51, who allegedly shot and killed Addison, Fayetteville police said in a statement.
Nobles fled after the deadly encounter. He was later arrested on a charge of first-degree murder, police said.
“The preliminary investigation has revealed a driver of a truck was engaged in a disturbance with a driver of a motorcycle resulting in the motorcyclist being shot by the suspect,” police said.
Addison died at a hospital, police said.
Cumberland County District Attorney Billy West told NBC affiliate WRAL in Raleigh he was investigating whether to also charge Nobles, who is white, with hate crimes in the shooting