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NC woman struck in head by neighbor's stray bullet
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 9:44pm.

A North Carolina woman is hospitalized after being struck in the head by a stray bullet that ripped through the wall of her apartment.

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NC Sheriff denied gun permit to shooter
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 2:23pm.

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.

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Teen shot in leg while visiting friend in Hillcrest community
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 6:22am.

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.

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WPD bringing in off-duty officers to patrol after rash of shootings
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 4:18pm.

videoShort staffing means the Wilmington Police Department must bring in off-duty officers to help patrol areas plagued by a recent string of shootings.

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Man wounded in fatal shooting arrested on firearm charge
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 3:04pm.

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.

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Greenville police say 4 shot at law firm, Walmart
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 2:02pm.

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.

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WPD: Victim, witnesses silent about shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 11:04am.

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.

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Neighbors worry teen's shooting death may be start of violence
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 4:32pm.

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.

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FIRST ON 3: Leland Police officer also under investigation for checkpoint shooting
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 2:39pm.

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.

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Sheriff provides details of Friday night checkpoint shooting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:25pm.

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.

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