A 49-year-old Lenoir man who was involved in a shootout with police Friday has been charged with attempted first-degree murder.
Officers were called to 1914 Starcross Road at about 1 p.m. on reports of shots being fired.
When officers arrived, they made contact with the resident, Harold David Houser III. He fired on the officers and they returned fire, according to a report from the Lenoir Police Department.
Houser was injured and transported to Caldwell Memorial Hospital after being treated at the scene, according to the report.
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He has been released from the hospital and in custody at the Caldwell County Detention Center, with bond set at $1 million.
Details about the attempted murder charge were not immediately available.
Karen Sullivan: 704-358-5532, @Sullivan_kms