Arrests made in shooting that injured 13-year-old


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old yesterday at the Cypress Cove Apartments.

A 16-year-old male, whose name has not been released, and 18-year-old Keshaun Durrel Pierce were arrested by the US Marshals Task Force this evening.

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The teens were picked up at a home off Union Chapel Rd in Burgaw.

The Pender Country Sheriff’s Department assisted with the arrest.

The 16-year-old is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill and or inflict serious injury and discharge of a firearm.

Pierce is charged with accessory after the fact.

The 13-year-old victim remains in serious condition. His identity has not been released.