Man charged with murder following weekend shooting

Mar. 11, 2013 @ 04:48 PM

One local man is dead and another was charged with murder after a weekend shooting at an area bar, according to police. 

Jonathan Owens, 29, of the 400 block of Dudley Avenue, was shot in the upper left part of his chest outside of Carli's South Bar & Grill, located at 1512 Westover Drive, early Sunday morning, said Sanford Police Capt. David Smith. Owens was transported to Central Carolina Hospital and later died from his wounds, Smith said. 

Christopher McCormick, 22, of the 1200 block of Burns Drive, was charged with felony first-degree murder shortly after the shooting and is scheduled to appear in court on March 27, Smith said. He is being held at Lee County Jail with no bond.