Man charged in deadly Wilmington shooting

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Mugshot of William Slater from 2012. (Photo: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A man has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting that happened in mid-July in Wilmington.

Officers from the US Marshals Task Force arrested William Lamont Slater, 35, in Charleston on Monday.

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Slater is accused of fatally shooting Michael Carr in the 200 block of Gores Row on July 11 while Carr was driving.

Carr, 44, was driving a white Chevy Blazer when he was shot. Police found him lying on the ground after he hit a utility pole in the 1000-block of Ann Street.

Carr was taken to NHRMC and pronounced dead at the hospital.