Man arrested for attempted first degree murder


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Submitted: Thu, 10/17/2013 - 2:28am
Updated: Thu, 10/17/2013 - 12:32pm
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WILMINGTON, NC, (WWAY) — Wilmington Police arrested a man accused of shooting into an occupied home last month.

Tyzheem Kwazhon Nixon is charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of assault with a deadly and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

Police say on Sept. 27 Nixon was allegedly involved in a shooting where several shotgun rounds were fired into a home at 1020 S. 7th St. Two people were inside. Both people were injured in the shooting.

Police say this case was one of a chain of events that erupted throughout the city in a short period of time.

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