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CHARGED: Man threatens to shoot and kill five people

Criss was then taken to New Hanover County jail and charged with five counts of assault with a deadly weapon and going armed to terror of the public. (Source: WPD) Criss was then taken to New Hanover County jail and charged with five counts of assault with a deadly weapon and going armed to terror of the public. (Source: WPD)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Wilmington Police officers charged a man with five counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill after threatening several people with a shotgun Saturday evening.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, Officers responded to calls of a subject with a gun in the 2800 block of Vance Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived to the scene they learned Gary Sipe Criss had gotten into an argument with the people living at 2833 and 2834 Vance St.

Police say that during the argument, the suspect left and returned with a shotgun. After returning, the suspect got out of his truck and pointed the gun at five people and threatened to shoot and kill all of them.

One of the victims was able to grab the gun and assault the suspect, requiring Criss to be taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he received six stitches.

Criss was then taken to New Hanover County jail and charged with five counts of assault with a deadly weapon and going armed to terror of the public.

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