Woman arrested for shooting gun in downtown Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A woman was arrested and charged Thursday after police say she shot a pellet gun at others and damaged a business.

According to a Wilmington Police spokeswoman, police were flagged down at the Family Fare convenience store/Shell gas station at 502 N. 3rd St. around 2:10 p.m.

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Officers learned that a woman, identified as Destiny Nobles, 25, pointed and shot a pellet gun at strangers after they insulted her. Police said she missed when shooting and hit a glass window of the business.

Police said Nobles admitted to the crime. She was arrested and charged with discharging a firearm in city limits, going armed to the terror of the public, assault by pointing a gun, concealed carry without a permit and injury to real property. Nobles was placed under a $5,000 bond.