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Wilmington man arrested in connection to Tuesday’s fatal shooting

WILMINGTON — Wilmington Police Department has named the suspect and victim of a shooting Tuesday night in the 400 block of Davie Drive.

Kevin Faircloth, 26, was shot around 9:30 p.m. EMS transported him to Novant Health, where he succumbed to his injuries.

“Just hours” later, Kevin Mullen, 32, was taken into custody. He is charged with voluntary manslaughter and firearm by a felon, according to WPD. Mullen is at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center under a $300,000 secured bond.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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