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19-year-old Wilmington man arrested in connection to December shooting

WILMINGTON –– Wilmington police have made an arrest following an investigation into a late December murder.

Maleec Kwame Myers was taken into custody for his connection to the deadly shooting of Elijah Windham on Wednesday, Dec. 29. The alleged crime took place around Harbor and Flint drives. Windham, 21, was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center and succumbed to his injuries.

Myers, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, robbery with a dangerous weapon and conspiracy robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is being held under no bond at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and made his first appearance at the New Hanover County Courthouse Tuesday morning.

This case is an ongoing investigation. WPD is asking with information to call 910-343-3609 or send a message to 847411 using the keyword WPDNC. The police department also uses the tip411 app.

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Shea Carver
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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