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A resident at a home on Chason Road in Lumberton, North Carolina shot and killed a man who authorities say after a long on-going conflict, presented a threat to those inside.

According to information from Maj. Anthony Thompson with the RCSO, the shooting happened at a residence located in the 1900 block of Chason Road around 7:10 p.m. James Purdie, 43, of Lumber Bridge, died as a result.

Several witnesses told authorities that Purdie drove his vehicle onto the front yard of a Chason Road residence, then exited the vehicle holding a gun, Thompson said.

A person at the residence reportedly saw him as a threat and fired at the victim, killing him.

Thompson added there has been an on-going conflict between Purdie and the other person.

According to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, no charges have been filed in this case. The findings of the investigation will be forwarded to the District Attorney Office for review.