Blair man sought for attempted murder

BLAIR – Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office investigators are seeking help in locating Blair resident Larry Carter, 42. Carter is wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting that occurred March 16 in Blair. 

Fairfield County Sheriff’s deputies were called to an address on Twisted Lane near Clark’s Bridge Road at 6:21 p.m., Tuesday evening in response to a reported shooting on the front porch of a home.

Upon arrival, deputies found a victim, Frederick Evans, 46, sitting on a couch inside the residence with a towel wrapped around the lower part of his left leg. Deputies report that Evans appeared to have a gunshot wound to his leg and was bleeding heavily and appeared to have lost a large amount of blood.

Deputies applied a tourniquet to Evan’s leg and he was taken by ambulance to an area hospital.

There were no other victims and no word about what led up to the shooting. The incident is under investigation by the Fairfield County Sheriff’s office.

If you have any information about Carter’s whereabouts, contact the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC (888-274-6372) or visit midlandscrimestoppers.com to email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous.

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