PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- The Pender County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in Maple Hill this evening.
Investigators say around 5 p.m., Ryan Mullins of Swansboro was shot in the leg during an alleged robbery attempt at the intersection of Webbtown and Wooten Roads.
Mullins was airlifted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The Sheriff's Office says word from the hospital is that he will be released tonight.
The investigation continues.