May 31, 2020 at 4:58 PM EDT – Updated May 31 at 6:03 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Police in Wilmington say they have arrested a man in connection with firing shots in the 2000 block of Princess Place Drive Sunday afternoon.
The incident happened after 4:30 p.m., according to authorities. It was picked up on the city’s Shotspotter system which picks up gunfire. Police say when they got to the scene, they found Antwon Terrell Hansley, 25, standing outside of his vehicle with a gun in his hand. After refusing to comply with the officer’s orders, police say they used a taser and were able to safely take him into custody.
No one was injured, but police say they found Hansley’s one year old daughter inside the vehicle. She was unharmed as well and has been returned to her mother.
Police say they believe Hansley was under the influence of narcotics and the handgun was stolen.
He’s been charged with Possession of a Firearm by Felon, Possession of a Stolen Firearm and Discharging a Firearm in City Limits. Additional charges may be pending.
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