Police say brothers charged in connection to Wilmington teen shooting

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Jaden Pierce and Keshaun Pierce were arrested in connection to a shooting at Cypress Cove. (Photo: NHCSO)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A U.S. Marshals Task Force and the Pender County Sheriff’s Office arrested two brothers in connection in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old yesterday at the Cypress Cove Apartments.

Officers arrested Jaden Tyrell Pierce, 16, and Keshaun Durrel Pierce, 18, in Burgaw Thursday night.

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Police spokeswoman, Linda Thompson, says they are told the two are brothers.

Wilmington Police say both teens were involved in a shooting at Cypress Cove apartments that sent a 13-year-old to the hospital with serious injuries.

Jaden is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and Keshaun Pierce is charged with accessory after the fact.