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Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest After Man Shot With Crossbow

ASHEBORO NC – The Sheriff’s office arrested a man in connection with an assault call where an individual had to be taken to the hospital after being shot with a cross-bow.

According to information released today by the the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to a call about an assault on BB Trail in Asheboro back on October 2nd, 2021. They found the victim with a wound to the abdomen. The Sheriff’s office says that Christopher Troutman reportedly shot the victim with a cross bow and then had fled the scene on foot before they arrived. Deputies were unable to locate Troutman that night and the victim was transported by Randolph County EMS to an area hospital.

The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division obtained warrants on Troutman for Felony Assault With a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill and Inflict Serious Injury. Last week on October 7th, 2021, Troutman was located, arrested and transported to the Randolph County Jail where he was served the Warrant and issued a $75,000 secured bond. Troutman had a first appearance was set for October 8, 2021, in Randolph County District Court.

Christopher Louie Troutman

  • Felony Assault With a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill and Inflict Serious Injury.