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Police arrest man for firing shots into home, injuring two

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Police arrested a man in connection with shooting into a home on Seventh St. Police arrested a man in connection with shooting into a home on Seventh St.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Police in Wilmington arrested a man for shooting into a home. The shooting left two people injured.

Wednesday, Tyzheem Kwazhon Nixon was charged with:

  • attempted first degree murder
  • assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill
  • discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling

Police say Nixon fired several shotgun rounds September 27 into a home at 1020 South Seventh Street.

Two people were in the house at the time.

Both residents sustained injuries from the shooting. A 21-year-old male was shot in the face, and a woman in her 20's was shot in the leg.

The injuries were said at the time to be non-life threatening.

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