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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Brandon Smith's estranged wife says she does not think he shot the deputy

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a chase that ended with the shooting death of a wanted man started when detectives saw the suspect not far from where they say he shot a deputy Thursday. Full story...
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NHSO: Driver in chase that ended with suspect's death due in court

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videoA man accused of driving the car involved in a police chase Sunday that ended with the death of the suspect wanted for shooting a deputy is due in court today. Full story...
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Man wanted for shooting deputy killed

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video The search for a man wanted for allegedly shooting a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy came to a fatal end Sunday. "Brandon Smith is dead," District Attorney Ben David said during an early evening news conference near the scene where the 30-year-old suspect was shot and killed. Full story...
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Information, community involvement keys to fighting gangs

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video As the gun and gang violence continues in the Port City some people want to step up and make a difference. Law enforcement, clergy and now some in the plagued areas of the city agree community involvement is crucial for change. Full story...
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WPD officer on paid leave after Creekwood shooting

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videoA Wilmington Police detective is on paid administrative leave as the department reviews his involvement in a shooting that injured a New Hanover County Sheriff's detective yesterday in Creekwood. Full story...
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Reward offered for deputy shooting suspect; NHSO clarifies details

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videoInvestigators have released the name of the man wanted for shooting a deputy yesterday in Creekwood. Brandon Devone Smith is wanted for two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Full story...
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Deputy recovering after surgery, search for shooter continues

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after what the Sheriff's Office called "successful surgery" after he was shot today in Creekwood. Meanwhile, the search continues for the man who shot him. Full story...
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Sheriff promises to end violence after deputy shooting

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video For the first time in nearly a decade a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty, and now Sheriff Ed McMahon is vowing to bring an end to the crime wave sweeping through the area. Full story...
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Creekwood residents say response to deputy shooting not same as other shootings

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videoCreekwood residents have not been strangers to the story of violence in their neighborhood. Today, many said they saw a much greater law enforcement response than usual. Full story...
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Armed robbery on Carolina Beach Road

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video There was an armed robbery at 5002 Carolina Beach Road. The business at the address is Silver Lake Market. Full story...
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