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Attorney: Mom of shooting victim did not threaten Vassey's wife
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:53pm.

The attorney for a Southport police officer charged with shooting and killing a schizophrenic teen says the boy's mother did not threaten the officer's wife after all.

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Attorney: Wife of officer charged with killing teen threatened by victim's mom
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:40pm.

The attorney for a Southport police officer accused of shooting and killing a schizophrenic teen earlier this year says the victim's mother threatened the officer's wife at the Brunswick County Courthouse.

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Indicted Southport officer suspended without pay
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 5:32pm.

videoA Southport police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Boiling Spring Lakes teen will not be getting a paycheck as he waits for his case to be heard.

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Charged officer's attorney tells more about BSL shooting
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 02/05/2014 - 8:17pm.

videoThe attorney for a Southport police officer charged with killing a Boiling Spring Lakes teen is speaking out on his client's behalf. Det. Bryon Vassey's attorney James Payne says a body microphone on one of the other officers involved reveals what he believes really happened January 5.

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UPDATE: Officer charged with shooting teen turns himself in, bonds out
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:36am.

videoA Southport Police detective turned himself in to deputies Tuesday night and then quickly bonded out, according to the Brunswick County Jail. Monday night, a grand jury indicted Det. Bryon Vassey, who's accused of fatally shooting Keith Vidal, 18, less than two minutes after arriving at the teen's home Jan. 5.

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Grand jury indicts Southport cop in shooting death of teen
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 9:06pm.

videoA Brunswick County Grand Jury has indicted Southport police officer Bryon Vassey on voluntary manslaughter charges in the death of Keith Vidal, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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Shooting victim's family issues statement as they prepare for funeral
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 01/10/2014 - 3:17pm.

video Boiling Spring Lakes is a small town getting big coverage. It's all because of the story of Keith Vidal. Sunday a Southport officer shot the 18-year-old. The officer's attorney says Vidal was trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver.

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Attorney: Shot teen was trying to stab police officer
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 11:56pm.

videoThe attorney representing a Southport Police officer who reportedly shot and killed a schizophrenic teen Sunday now says his client fired to protect another officer. But that story conflicts with what the officer himself said minutes after the shooting.

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ONLY ON 3: Police called to slain teen's home 32 times since 2006
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 5:07pm.

videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office says Dep. Samantha Lewis went to the hospital for ear discomfort after the gun shot that killed Keith Vidal Sunday in boiling spring lakes was fired close to her ear. Plus, we're learning more about how often law enforcement had to go to Vidal’s home

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Police Benevolent Assoc. says officers followed law during BSL shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:45pm.

videoThe Police Benevolent Association says officers followed the law when they responded to a call Sunday that ended with a Boiling Spring Lakes teen being shot and killed.

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