Brunswick County man wanted after early-morning shooting


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for a man involved in an assault. It happened just after 1 a.m. at a home on Clemmons Road in Bolivia.

When they got there deputies were told that a woman had suffered a gun shot wound to the arm. She was transported to a local hospital where she received treatment and was released.

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Investigators say Christopher Joseph Kelly, 19, left the scene before officers arrived. He is wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury and Possession of Firearm by Felon.

Anyone with information on where Kelly may be should call Det. Chris Barbour at (910) 253-2777.