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Deputies find son shot and mother incoherent in New Hanover County

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Deputies arrived at the home Saturday afternoon. Deputies arrived at the home Saturday afternoon.

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A man has been treated for two gunshot wounds after his mother grabbed a gun Saturday afternoon, according to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

Sgt. Brewer said the woman was incoherent when deputies arrived on at the home on Pond Drive and her son had been shot in the should and his hand.

The woman has been committed for a psychiatric evaluation, and the son has been released from the hospital, according to Brewer.

Charges have not been filed at the time of this report. Brewer said charges usually are not filed when the individual has been committed.

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