Young man to face additional charges in shooting

William Chandler McHenry (Courtesy: NHCSO)
William Chandler McHenry (Courtesy: NHCSO)

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.

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