One dead after New Hanover home invasion


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff‘s Office is investigating a home invasion from last night that left one dead.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office PIO Lieutenant Brewer said around 2:30 a.m. several men entered the home at 115 Silverlake Rd. Lot 3. The homeowner was awakened and gunfire between the homeowner and the suspects ensued.

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One man was shot and killed the others fled the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.