JACKSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two people have been arrested after the Friday night shooting of a Western Carolina student on campus. Both Aja Makalo of Charlotte and Zavion Southerland, 17, also of Charlotte are charged with attempted murder. Makalo is a Western Carolina University student. Southerland is not affiliated with the university,
Western Carolina University student Jacob Alexander Ray, 21, was seriously injured near the campus. The shooting occurred around midnight Friday along Old Cullowhee Road.
Southerland is being held without bond. Police did not indicate the relationship between the two suspects arrested.