WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – A man wanted in connection with the deadly shooting of a teenager on Carolina Beach Road in July 2020 is now in custody.
Shaquan Palmer, 27, is charged with first-degree murder of a 15-year-old at Carolina Beach Road and Matteo Drive on July 9, 2020.
Palmer is the third suspect charged by the Wilmington Police Department for the shooting death of the teenager. Two other men, Deandre Nixon and Trequan Michael Crews, were arrested last year.
Other charges for Palmer include discharge of a firearm into occupied property causing serious injury and felony failure to appear.
During Palmer’s first court appearance Thursday morning, a judge ordered that he continue to be held in the New Hanover County Jail under no bond.
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