Forest City shooting suspect arrested in Cherokee County

Jan. 18, 2013 @ 07:55 AM

Earl Paul Bowers was arrested early Thursday morning by deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office after a Be On The Lookout (BOLO) was issued. 

Bowers was a suspect in a shooting incident which occurred off of Old Caroleen Road in Forest City late Wednesday night. 

Rutherford County Sheriff Detectives secured warrants against Bowers for assault with deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and second degree trespass. 

Rutherford County Sheriff Detectives are in the process of having Bowers extradited back to Rutherford County