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Four men accused of shooting into a residence

Mason Troy Nickellson (Source: NHCSO) Mason Troy Nickellson (Source: NHCSO)
Jason Britt Willets (Source: NHCSO) Jason Britt Willets (Source: NHCSO)
John Core McDonald (Source: NHCSO) John Core McDonald (Source: NHCSO)
Carson Heath Ward (Source: NHCSO) Carson Heath Ward (Source: NHCSO)

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Authorities arrested four men accused of opening fire into a home on Pointer Lane.

Deputies say they began searching for the men after a vehicle description was provided during the 911 call.

According to the NHC Sheriff's Office, their vehicle was found at the end of Patsy Lane where they recovered a 9 MM handgun.

20-year-old Mason Troy Nickellson of Chadbourn and 24-year-old Jason Britt Willets of Whiteville were charged with discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling.

23-year-old John Core McDonald of Wilmington and 22-year-old Carson Heath Ward of Chadbourn were charged with felony conspiracy and possession of a stolen firearm.

Detectives believe the men could have gang affiliations.

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