Man charged in connection to Whiteville shooting that left 2 hurt

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Two people were hurt in a shooting at the Sandy Ridge Apartments in Whiteville Thursday evening.

The Whiteville Police Department say officers responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found Robert Avant shot in the head and Katrina Huggins shot in her arm and abdomen. Both were taken to the hospital.

Dashad Maultsby has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

He is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, shooting into an occupied dwelling, and possession with intent to sale and deliver. Additional charges are pending.

Maultsby in the Columbus County jail under a $1,035,000 bond.

If you know any information, call Det. Michael Strickland at (910) 642-5111.

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