Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Man charged in connection to stabbing in Kure Beach

KURE BEACH — A man in Kure Beach has been arrested in connection to a stabbing that took place Feb. 16.

Officials responded to a report around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday involving an assault and stabbing. When police officers arrived in the 100 block of Hanby Avenue, they found a male victim injured. He had a puncture wound to the chest and was treated by first responders and EMS on the scene before transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Officers arrested 37-year-old Gladwyn Taft Russ IV of Kure Beach and charged him with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.

Russ is being held under a $40,000 secured bond at the New Hanover County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.

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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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