Police say man was shot twice Sunday night after being flagged down on Henry Street

WILMINGTON — A 29-year-old man was shot twice Sunday night after he pulled over on Henry Street for a man who flagged him down. According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Thompson, officers were dispatched to New Hanover Regional Medical Center Sunday night at about 11:20 p.m. for a gunshot victim. The 29-year-old victim stated he […]

Deputies charge man with second-degree murder in Monkey Junction shooting, ID victim

New Hanover County Detectives at the scene of a shooting incident on Julia Drive in the Sycamore Grove neighborhood. (Photo by Christina Haley.)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY — Detectives have identified 39-year-old Terry Dale Greenwood as the man killed in the Monkey Junction area following a shooting early Wednesday morning. Aaron Christopher Stephens, 42, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with Greenwood’s death, according to New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer. Deputies responded to gunfire […]

Suspect in broad daylight shooting will face the death penalty

Joseph Corbett was brought into court bandaged and in a wheelchair. Police have not said if he was injured during his arrest.

WILMINGTON — Arriving in a wheelchair, Joseph Corbett, the man wanted for a broad-daylight murder on Tuesday, made his first appearance in court on Thursday morning after being arrested by U.S. Marshals. Corbett appeared before 5th District Judge Richard Russell Davis in a wheelchair, his left hand and thumb visibly bandaged. Corbett appeared anxious and […]

Woman shot in daytime assault in Wilmington

Wilmington police on the scene of a shooting that injured a woman in the area of Wrightsville Avenue and 16th Street. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — Wilmington police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a woman. Officers responded to the shooting near the intersection of South 17th Street and Wrightsville Avenue just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. A caller reported gunshots and possibly hearing a scream, Lindsay said. ShotSpotter, the city’s gunfire […]

Teen charged with murdering 17-year-old in Seagate area of Wilmington

The photograph shows the area where 17-year-old Raymond Kain V was found murdered. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington teen has been charged with murder in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Raymond Kain V one week ago in the Seagate area. Tyler Matthew Yee, 17, was arrested Tuesday morning by U.S. Marshals in the 5700 block of Park Avenue, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. He faces charges of […]

Wilmington 20-year-old sentenced to life for killing U.S. Marine during drug deal

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington man will serve a life time in prison for a shooting in February 2015 that killed 34-year-old Robert Scott, a former Marine.  A New Hanover County jury found Tyler Greenfield, 20, guilty Thursday on charges of first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill – inflicting serious […]

One man dead, another injured in early-morning shooting on Ninth Street in Wilmington

 WILMINGTON — Police are investigating an early-morning shooting that killed one man and injured another. Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Ninth Street for a report of shots fired at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Wilmington  Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. When they arrived at the scene, police found two males […]

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