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Man arrested after allegedly trying to kill his stepfather

Vincent Lawrence Reilly (Source: WPD) Vincent Lawrence Reilly (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police responded to an assault Thursday night in the 700 block of S. 16th St. in which a man was intentionally trying to kill his stepfather.

Officers arrested 35-year-old Vincent Lawrence Reilly after he allegedly pulled a kitchen knife on his 50-year-old stepfather and stabbed him in his side, which resulted in minor injuries due to the thick sweat jacket the victim was wearing.

Reilly admitted to officers that he was trying to kill his stepfather.

He is being held in the New Hanover County Jail under a $50,000 secure bond.

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