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DA: Officers were justified in June checkpoint shooting

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videoBrunswick County's district attorney says officers were justified in using lethal force when they shot at a vehicle that tried to leave a DWI checkpoint in Leland in June. Full story...
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Man arrested in connection to Pinewood Apartments shooting

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Two people are in custody and charged in connection to a shooting that hurt a man at the Pinewood Apartment Complex in Wilmington Sunday night. Full story...
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Police: Two men hospitalized after shooting each other

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Two men were taken to the hospital after they apparently shot each other yesterday in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect in deputy-involved shooting now in jail, had weapon charge dropped last year

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videoThe 23-year-old man shot by a New Hanover County Deputy last week is now in the New Hanover County Jail. Court documents show this is not the first time Darius Hester has been accused of having a weapon, but the last time he got out of it. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police searching for suspect after shooting lands one in hospital

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videoPolice are still searching for a suspect following a shooting at a Wilmington apartment complex that sent one person to the hospital. Full story...
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UPDATE: SBI investigates deputy-involved shooting in Castle Hayne

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videoThe suspect in a deputy-involved shooting Friday faces charges now. Darius Terrell Hester is charged with attempted 1st degree murder and assault with a weapon on a government official. Full story...
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Chadbourn Police continue search after man shot with rifle

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videoChadbourn Police are searching for suspects after a shooting Friday. Police Chief Steven Shaw says Rasheed Cherry, 23, was shot multiple times with a .22-caliber rifle on West Institute Street. Full story...
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Man shot in Chadbourn

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video A man was shot multiple times in Chadbourn just after 4 p.m. Investigators tell WWAY, the man was shot three times on West Institute Street. Full story...
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Star News: Wilmington man pleads guilty to Blockbuster parking lot murder

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videoA Wilmington man charged with a 2011 murder pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in New Hanover County Superior Court. Full story...
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Star News: Man who was shot arrested on unrelated charges

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video The Star News reports, a 20-year-old man who was shot yesterday in Wilmington was arrested on unrelated charges after leaving the hospital. Full story...
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Shooting at Wilmington basketball court lands man in hospital

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videoA shooting in the 400 block of N. 10th Street sent one person to the hospital Monday night. Full story...
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WPD: Investigation into 17-year-old's murder continues

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videoWilmington Police still have not made any arrests in connection to a 17-year-old's murder last month. Jeffrey Henry was found shot to death on 7th street around 1:30 a.m. June 20. Full story...
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UPDATE: Woman tells intruder to leave her home, gets shot in shoulder

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Deputies are investigating after a woman was shot during a home invasion in Wilmington overnight. A spokesperson with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a woman, Darla J. Scott, was asleep in her bed, when she woke up to a man in her bedroom. Full story...
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One person shot near Creekwood Saturday night

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One person was shot near the Creekwood community Saturday around 10 p.m. Wilmington Police say Alfonza Jenkins, 27, was shot in both legs. Full story...
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WPD looking for person who shot teen in leg

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Wilmington Police say they are looking for a white SUV they think is connected to a shooting yesterday. Full story...
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