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Police arrest man for shooting rifle out of a window

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Wilmington Police arrested a man for firing a rifle out a bedroom window Tuesday afternoon.

Residents living on Campbell Street called 911 around 3 p.m. and reported that 66-year-old Lee King was drunk and shooting a gun out of an upstairs window.

Police responded and evacuated the house. No one was injured. Several area schools were placed on lock-down as a result.

Police searched the property and discovered a .22 rifle in King's bedroom. 

King is charged with discharging a firearm in city limits and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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