Sunday, June 26, 2022

Man arrested for attempted first-degree murder, police search for additional suspects

WILMINGTON — According to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department, detectives arrested Jonathan Keshawn White for attempted first-degree murder early Monday morning.

Around 2 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to a call regarding shots fired at 1565 Sandlapper Way, near Woodbridge Pointe Apartments. Upon arrival, they found a 29-year-old man laying in the grass with at least five gunshot wounds.

After gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses, detectives released an arrest warrant for White, whom they located at 22 Cypress Grove Dr.

Police believe more suspects are involved in the shooting and ask anyone with information to contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4162 or at

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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