WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - According to New Hanover County dispatch, police responded to a call of shots fired at the 600 block of N. 10th street around 6:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found blood atMore >>
Police event reports show a Wilmington teenager, 18-year-old Raequan Dupree Rouse, was shot 12 times before he died in the hospital Sunday evening.More >>
BURGAW, NC (WECT) – A Burgaw man was arrested Monday in connection to a riot that happened earlier that day.
Marquis Dashaun Jackson was charged with Misdemeanor Inciting to Riot. The situation started when officers responded to a disturbance Sunday afternoon. Burgaw Police said they were met by a crowd who became aggressive and threw rocks at them.
Jackson was also close friends with Raequan Rouse who was murdered Sunday evening. Jackson said the Rouse belonged to a Wilmington Blood gang and was killed by members of a rival gang.