Lumberton man charged in deadly weekend shooting

Jorden Kasee Smith of Lumberton in a photo from WBTW.

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) – Deputies with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office say they have made an arrest after a man died in the hospital this weekend after a shooting.

Deputies were called Saturday morning at 12:31 a.m. to a shooting on Jefferson Road in Maxton, Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office confirms.

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On arrival, deputies found the victim, 21-year-old Kenston Locklear, had been shot multiple times.

According to Major Thompson, EMS transported the man to Southeastern Regional Medical Center where he died.

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Over the course of the investigation, officials learned a fight took place between the two individuals before the shooting. After deputies spoke to witnesses, they developed a suspect and arrested Jorden Kasee Smith of Lumberton.

Smith was charged with second-degree murder and is currently being held in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond.

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