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.