By WECT Staff | February 12, 2020 at 9:27 AM EST – Updated February 12 at 9:27 AM
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – An Riegelwood man is facing murder and attempted murder charges in connection to a shooting at a Columbus County gas station last week.
According to the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Jadakiss Jahein Watkins has been charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of shooting into an occupied vehicle.
Dwon Demontre Maultsby, 28, of Chadbourn, was taken to Columbus Regional Healthcare Systems and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Watkins also suffered a gunshot wound in the incident and was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries.
When Watkins was released from the hospital, he was arrested and originally charged with attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon.
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