Deputies: Man crashes car, fires shots into air and gets naked

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A man crashed into another car in New Hanover County Thursday night, fired shots into the air and then got naked, according to deputies.

It all happened in the area of Market Street near Torchwood Boulevard and Bayshore Drive.

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer said after the initial crash, the man in the car that hit the other got out and shot four or five times into the air.

That’s when Brewer said the man got naked and ran into the woods nearby. The man then ran back to the car and got dressed.

By then, deputies confronted the man and took him into custody. The spokesman said no one was hurt.

No word yet on who the man was or what charges he may face.

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