Naked man fires shots after crash on Market St.

Deputies responded to the scene of a crash that ended with a man stripping and firing gunshots into the air Thursday night. (Source: WECT)
Deputies responded to the scene of a crash that ended with a man stripping and firing gunshots into the air Thursday night. (Source: WECT)
Derrick Anthony Dunbar (Source: New Hanover Co. Detention Center)
Derrick Anthony Dunbar (Source: New Hanover Co. Detention Center)

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Deputies responded to the scene of a crash that ended with a man stripping and firing gunshots into the air Thursday night.

According to New Hanover County dispatch, the crash happened on Market St. near Bayshore Drive.

Lt. Jerry Brewer with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office said that Derrick Anthony Dunbar, 33, was speeding down Market St. when he crashed into another car.

Dunbar then allegedly got out of his car, stripped, and fired a gun four to five times into the air, then ran off into the woods nearby.

He reportedly came back out of the woods shortly after and put his clothes back on.

Deputies confronted Dunbar once he came out of the woods and took him into custody.

Dunbar has been charged with going armed to the terror of people, indecent exposure and local ordinance violation.

No one was injured in the incident.

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