WPD arrests one in child shooting case

WILMINGTON –– The Wilmington Police Department has arrested one individual after a child was shot in the arm.

WPD responded to a 10 p.m. call Monday evening and discovered that a juvenile was shot in the arm after a firearm was discharged. Police arrested 31-year-old Levander Boney and charged him with child abuse/neglect serious bodily injury and carrying a concealed weapon.

He is being held under a $150,000 bond at the New Hanover County jail and will have his first appearance at 2 p.m. Tuesday. The investigation is ongoing.

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