Deputies release new details in shooting that injured one person, shut down major intersection
By Bryant Reed | December 13, 2020 at 8:14 PM EST – Updated December 14 at 4:41 PM
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) – The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has released new details after a shooting Sunday evening injured one man and shut down a major intersection in the county.
According to a news release, deputies responded to the intersection of North College Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway around 6 p.m. after receiving reports of a vehicle being struck by gunfire.
When deputies arrived, they found the driver, Edward Wilson, suffering from a gunshot to his leg and forehead. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.
Deputies say a juvenile who was also in the vehicle was “observed discarding a 9mm handgun as well as a small amount of marijuana” in some nearby bushes. A third person in the vehicle, Javante McAllister-Sanders, had outstanding warrants and was booked in jail under a $250 bond.
The minor was taken to the county’s juvenile detention center.
No other details were released.
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