Wilmington man arrested for December murder
 

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police arrested a man they say is responsible for a December murder.

Police arrested Reginald Laughlin this morning for the murder of Drayshawn Dowd, 20.

According to police Dowd was shot after an altercation at a party Dec. 7 in the 4400 block of McLelland Dr. He later died.

Laughlin, 30, is charged with first degree murder.

Court records show Laughlin also has pending drug and gun charges in New Hanover County. Department of Corrections records show he has more than two dozen convictions mainly for drug offenses.

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