Man arrested in shooting at Monkey Junction hotel

Man arrested in shooting at Monkey Junction hotel

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man is accused of shooting a woman in the chest at a hotel Wednesday night in Monkey Junction.

Daniel Theodis Walker III, 27, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, possession of stolen firearms and possession of a firearm by a felon.

According to Lt. Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, a woman came to the lobby area of the Best Western suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where she underwent surgery. She is in stable condition, according to Lt. Brewer.

Detectives then located Walker, who was in the room with the victim at the time of the shooting.

Officials say he shot the victim in the chest with a pistol.

A person was taken from the Best Western on Carolina Beach Road to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound Wednesday night. (Source: WECT)
A person was taken from the Best Western on Carolina Beach Road to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound Wednesday night. (Source: WECT)

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