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Man charged in connection to firing a round within city limits

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Lee Williams (Source: NHC Jail) Lee Williams (Source: NHC Jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to reports of shots fired Tuesday night.

According to police, officers were called out to 10th and Kidder Streets after shot spotter picked up on reports of gun fire.

Police said they spotted Lee Williams walking near the railroad tracks. They say he looked nervous.

Officers found a handgun in his front pocket and he admitted to firing off a round in the air.

Williams was charged in connection to carrying a concealed weapon and discharging a firearm within city limits.

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