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Man attempts to save shooting victim's life

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videoWilmington Police say Drayshawn Dowd, 20, was shot and killed after leaving a party early Saturday morning. Now a neighbor is speaking out about what happened, and how he tried to save Dowd's life. Full story...
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Police release name of man shot and killed overnight

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A Wilmington man is dead after leaving a party overnight. Police have identified the victim as Drayshawn Dowd, 20. Full story...
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2 arrested in shooting near Wingate University

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Police have arrested two men in a pair of shooting deaths near Wingate University that prompted a campus lockdown. Wingate police and Union County sheriff's deputies arrested two Marshville men shortly before midnight Wednesday at an apartment in Monroe. Full story...
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NC couple charged in shooting of 3-year-old

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An Asheboro couple is facing charges stemming from the accidental shooting of a 3-year-old girl. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office charged 27-year-old William Monroe Simmons and 26-year-old Melisa Ann Mumpower with failing to store a firearm to protect a minor and felony child abuse in connection with the shooting. Full story...
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Man pleads guilty in Creekwood shooting; once talked about staying on right track

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videoAn orange jumpsuit and a guilty plea were not the way things were supposed to end up for Montrel Jones, 24. Five years ago he was one of three young men highlighted in a WWAY special report "Young, Black and Under Attack." The stories focused on negative stereotypes of young black men. Full story...
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Victim escapes as armed robber shoots and misses

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A man was leaving a convenience store around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday when the robber came up behind him near 12th and Greenfield Streets and hit him in the back of the head with a handgun. Full story...
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Wilmington man sentenced to life in 2011 Hillcrest shooting

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A federal judge sentenced a Wilmington man to life in prison for a 2011 shooting and drug deal in the Hillcrest Housing Community.video Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: 10 WPD officers currently on administrative leave

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department has yet to publicly identify the officers involved in recent shootings and another use of force investigation, but a public information request by WWAY NewsChannel 3 found that ten officers are currently on paid administrative leave. Full story...
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Police in Lumberton charge 16-year-old with murder

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Lumberton police say a 16-year-old boy is charged with murder in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man. Full story...
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Suspects in latest police shooting identified, officers on leave

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Two Wilmington Police Officers are on paid administrative leave as the SBI investigates another officer-involved shooting in the Port City last night. Full story...
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