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DA clears WPD officers in shooting


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The District Attorney has cleared the Wilmington Police Officers involved in a shooting earlier this month.

DA Ben David said after reviewing the evidence no officers will face criminal charges for the shooting of David Christian Hansen on November 4. Police shot Hansen in the shoulder after he they say he pointed a gun at officers during a standoff at his home. On Haymarket Lane.

Hansen is in jail under $2 million bond. He faces two counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill, two counts of Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

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