Posted by Debra Worley - email
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Additional charges have been filed in a shooting that occurred last month.
March 10, one of two males was shot with a .22 Caliber handgun in the left side of his neck at a home on Vallie Drive. Family members say two young men may have been taking turns pulling the trigger of the gun when the incident happened.
16-year-old William Chandler McHenry was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm the day the shooting took place.
Now, detectives have secured warrants for additional charges to include: assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and assault by pointing a gun.
Detectives have not been able to locate McHenry since the time of the incident. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call detectives at (910) 798-4260.