Cary officials confirmed Michael William Amerson is a former police officer for the town.
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All of the shots were fired within seconds of each other near the intersection of West and Tucker streets.
The incident happened at Catawba Falls in the Pisgah National Forest.
The incident was first reported around 7 p.m. as torrential rains dumped at least an inch of rain in the area.
The man was described as having a “kind face” and was not wearing a shirt.
The pair, who were not injured, are being assisted by the Red Cross.
Steven Michael Dunning, 27, is facing charges of secret peeping, according to Fayetteville police.
Kevin Vaughn of Broadway is currently being held with no bond for murder in the case, deputies said Saturday evening.
Donald Ray Johnson, 74, was treated at UNC-Chapel Hill Hospital and later released, deputies said.
Carolyn Ann Pearce of 5604 Ten-Ten Road took a walk on her property around 9 a.m.