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Deputies involved in checkpoint shooting back on duty

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videoThe sheriff's deputies involved in a shooting at a DWI checkpoint in Leland last month are back on the job. Full story...
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Woman charged with assault after dispute with neighbors turns violent

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videoOne woman is in custody and one man is in the hospital after an argument between neighbors turned violent at the 2300 block of Boardwalk Avenue. Full story...
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Despite cease fire, more shots in Wilmington

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video Just hours after area clergy joined police to call for a cease fire of gun violence in Wilmington, more shots were fired in the Port City. Full story...
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Police, clergy call for 90-day 'cease fire' in gang violence

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video With a wave of violence sweeping through parts of the Port City, community leaders are banding together with a unified message. Full story...
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Clergy gathering Thursday to encourage 'cease fire'

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Local clergy and community supporters will call for a Cease Fire throughout the City of Wilmington during a news conference scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. at 14th & Dawson Streets (plaza area of Hillcrest Housing Community). Full story...
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NC woman struck in head by neighbor's stray bullet

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A North Carolina woman is hospitalized after being struck in the head by a stray bullet that ripped through the wall of her apartment. Full story...
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NC Sheriff denied gun permit to shooter

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A North Carolina sheriff's office says it rejected a gun permit for a man who investigators believe wounded four people in a shooting spree. Full story...
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Teen shot in leg while visiting friend in Hillcrest community

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A teen who was shot in the leg in Wilmington's Hillcrest community early Monday morning says he was visiting a friend when someone shot him. Full story...
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WPD bringing in off-duty officers to patrol after rash of shootings

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videoShort staffing means the Wilmington Police Department must bring in off-duty officers to help patrol areas plagued by a recent string of shootings. Full story...
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Man wounded in fatal shooting arrested on firearm charge

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videoThe man who survived a shooting in which a 17-year-old was killed early Thursday in Wilmington, was arrested on a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Full story...
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Greenville police say 4 shot at law firm, Walmart

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Police in Greenville say a man armed with a shotgun wounded one person at a law firm before crossing a busy street and entering a Walmart, where three more people were shot and wounded. Full story...
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WPD: Victim, witnesses silent about shooting

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Police say the victim and several witnesses are not talking about a shooting last night in Wilmington. WPD officers responded to the area of 12th and Grace streets around 7 p.m. They found a 20-year-old man who had been shot in the left leg. Full story...
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Neighbors worry teen's shooting death may be start of violence

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video A 17-year-old boy is dead after an early morning shooting. Now police and residents in a Wilmington neighborhood are trying to piece together exactly what went wrong. One neighbor said he and his wife had both just fallen asleep, but they were quickly woken up by what sounded like a scene from the wild west. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland Police officer also under investigation for checkpoint shooting

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video A Leland Police officer is also part of the investigation into a shooting at a DWI checkpoint Friday night. The town put Ofc. Anthony Bernard on administrative leave with pay Monday. Full story...
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Sheriff provides details of Friday night checkpoint shooting

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videoWe are finally getting answers about a shooting that happened at a DWI checkpoint in Brunswick county Friday night. Today the sheriff described what happened that left two men injured and facing charges and seven deputies from two counties under investigation. Full story...
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