By WECT Staff | March 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM EDT – Updated March 18 at 10:46 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Two brothers have been arrested and charged in connection with a deadly shooting on Nixon Street in Wilmington last week.
Joseph Point, 30, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Wednesday on charges of conspiracy to commit murder and accessory after the fact. He was jailed without bond and will make his first court appearance Thursday.
Adrian Lynn Point, 29, was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. He made his first court appearance Wednesday morning, where a judge denied him bond in the case. He was appointed a capital defender and Point’s next court date will be April 1.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert at Sixth and Nixon streets at approximately 2:50 p.m. and found Days in critical condition. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead upon arrival, police say.
No other details about the shooting have been released. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use the Wilmington, NC PD app for anonymous methods. Citizens can also text an anonymous tip to 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword WPDNC.
According to a previous report, Point and two of his brothers — William Point and Antonio Point, who also served prison time for the 2014 assault — stabbed Edvis Galloway multiple times as he was entering the Freedom House Mini Market on Chestnut Street.
Adrian Point also has prior convictions in New Hanover County of possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, and second-degree trespassing.
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