CHARGED: Officers arrest suspect in Houston Moore shooting - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

CHARGED: Officers arrest suspect in Houston Moore shooting

Michael Miller (Source: NHC Jail) Michael Miller (Source: NHC Jail)

Officers arrested a suspect accused of firing a handgun at five people in front of a home in the Houston Moore area Friday night.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, police responded to the Houston Moore area in reference to a male suspect shooting a gun around 8:10 p.m.

Witnesses told officers that a suspect threatened several people sitting on the porch of a home in the 1300 block of Greenfield Street, and then walked to the corner of South 13th Street and fired two rounds from a handgun at the victims.

The suspect then ran away.

After a brief investigation, police arrested Michael Miller, 22, and charged him with five counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, communicating threats and discharging a firearm in a reckless manner.

There were no injuries or any property damage resulting from the incident.

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