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Police witness Tuesday shooting that leaves one injured

WILMINGTON — On Tuesday, Jan. 18, at 10:10 a.m., officers were patrolling the 800 block of McRae Street and came upon a shooting in progress. When additional units responded, deputies detained 40-year-old Kelvin Williamson.

Also on the scene was 35-year-old Matthew Higgins. Higgins sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Police have determined so far into the investigation that Higgins was attempting to break into an abandoned house, which Williamson was responsible for watching. The case remains under investigation; no charges have been filed.


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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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