WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) – A Whiteville woman faces several charges in two shootings that happened last week.
Whiteville Police arrested Linda Faye Hickman, 33, of Canal Street, on Thursday for a shooting that happened the day before. According to warrants, on Wednesday, Hickman injured five people and shot into a home on East Columbus Street.
Police said during their investigation, they learned of a separate shooting that happened on Thursday, which resulted in more charges for Hickman.
In all, Hickman is charged with the following:
- five counts of assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill
- two counts of discharging fiream into occupied property
- two counts of discharging a firearm in the city limits
- injury to real property
Hickman is being held under a $351,000 bond.
Hickman was previously charged in 2016 with animal cruelty, after allegedly stabbing her dog while arguing with her boyfriend.