Suspect arrested for armed robbery


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Submitted: Fri, 10/18/2013 - 11:43pm
Updated: Sat, 10/19/2013 - 4:03am
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WILMINGTON, NC, (WWAY) — Wilmington Police arrested a suspect for an Oct. 5 robbery and shooting of a 20-year-old Wilmington man. The victim told police 19-year-old Dillon Ray Morris of Wilmington and another white male approached him in a dark colored SUV in the 700 block of Campbell Street.

Morris and the other suspect left the vehicle and told the victim to give them his money and cell phone. The victim did what they asked, and ran. But the victim says they shot him in the leg anyway.

Morris is charged with Armed Robbery, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor plus several drug charges.

Police haven’t made any other arrests. Morris is in the New Hanover County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

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