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Man charged after police find shotgun

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a verbal dispute in the 4100 block of Rounding Bend Lane around 8 p.m. Wednesday.

According to police, while officers were in route, they were advised that Davis Strickland ran out with a shotgun; however, Strickland came back to the house without the gun.

After investigating, officers determined no assault happened and no fire arm was used. Strickland refused to tell officers were the gun was located.

He finally told officers where the gun was located after police conducted a search for the shotgun, which was down the street in a back yard.

Officers arrested Strickland. He has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

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