Man accused of shooting at girlfriend, child in Columbus County

Densel Shrea Hemmingway (Photo: Columbus Co. Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man faces several charges after a shooting last weekend in Columbus County.

Deputies responded to Goins Road just outside of Chadbourn on January 18, in reference to a call involving a man shooting at his girlfriend, according to a news release from the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office.

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That’s where they found Densel Shrea Hemmingway, who allegedly shot at his girlfriend and her three-year-old child.

Investigators collected evidence from Hemmingway’s vehicle and he was brought before a magistrate.

Hemmingway faces several charges including assault with a deadly weapon intent to kill, discharge weapon into occupied property, assault with a deadly weapon minor present.