17-year-old shot and killed in Robeson County

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17-year-old Jeremiah Dakota Locklear was shot and killed Thursday afternoon inside a home on Offie Jones Road in Lumberton.

Locklear was transported by Robeson County EMS to the hospital where he later died.

Deputies said there was information received that the Locklear was outside, heard gunshots and was seen running towards the front porch saying he had been hit.

An undetermined person was seen running towards a truck, getting into it and leaving the scene, according to officers.

Dakota Jones, 23, of Lumberton has been arrested for first degree murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon and possession of firearm by felon, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation is ongoing.

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