Suspect arrested in shooting deaths of two motorcycle riders

WENTWORTH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two motorcyclists. A third person was wounded in the incident. Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page told a news conference Tuesday afternoon that the Bullitt County Sheriff’s Office in Kentucky had taken Martin Calvin Cox Jr. into custody on Tuesday without incident. The sheriff’s office says the shootings occurred on the U.S. Highway 29 bypass through Reidsville near N.C. Highway 14 on Monday. Page said investigators believe the victims were targeted by the suspect, but he provided no additional details.