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Police respond to reported assault following road rage incident

John J. Burney (Source: NHCSO) John J. Burney (Source: NHCSO)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers from the Wilmington Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Echo Lane in reference to an assault that happened around 8:30 Wednesday night.

According to police, when officers arrived they found four shell casings in a driveway.

According to the victim, he and the suspect were involved in a road rage incident.

The victim said he was punched in the face and then the suspect pulled out a gun and fired four times; however, he was not hit by a bullet.

The suspect, John J Burney, was arrested. He is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm.

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