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Report of Sunday afternoon shooting turns up little

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video Wilmington Police say they could find little evidence of a reported shooting Sunday afternoon. Police responded at 4:47 p.m. to S. 9th St. near Dawson and Wooster streets after getting several calls and a ShotSpotter report of shots fired in the area. Full story...
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Shooting victim's family issues statement as they prepare for funeral

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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. Full story...
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Police identify man wanted for shooting last night

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videoNavassa Police have identified a man wanted for a shooting late last night. Anthony Anderson is wanted for the shooting of Tyson McMillan. Full story...
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Shooting sends man to the hospital

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videoPolice are looking for a suspect in a shooting in Navassa that sent one man to the hospital Wednesday night. Full story...
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BSL officer, deputy cleared in incident that ended in teen's death; 911, radio traffic provide more detail

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videoBoiling Spring Lakes Police and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office say internal reviews have cleared their officers of any wrongdoing in Sunday's incident that ended with a teen dead. Meanwhile new information reveals the police officer who reportedly pulled the trigger was only on the scene for 70 seconds before shooting and killing Keith Vidal, 18. Full story...
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Charlotte police officer wounded in SC shooting

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A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer is in serious condition after being shot while serving a warrant to a fugitive in a South Carolina home. Full story...
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Leland Police search for murder suspect

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video Leland Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed another man early this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the murder of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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Police say fight over woman led to house being shot

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videoNavassa Police need help figuring out who shot at a home yesterday. Investigators say it happened between 3:30 and 5 a.m. at 307 Main Street. They found ten .45 caliber shell casing at the scene and one in a wall. Full story...
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Victim's mom offers forgiveness as son's killer pleads guilty

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video A killer will not be put to death after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. In the year since Joshua Proutey was shot and killed in downtown Wilmington, his mother says she has struggled to find the will to live. Full story...
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Officers cleared in Lullwater Drive shooting

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videoTwo Wilmington Police Officers involved in a shooting incident in November were cleared today. Full story...
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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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