Shooting suspect turns himself into police

Hanover Street shooting

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington police say a suspect in a shooting Friday night turned himself in Saturday afternoon.

Rodney O’Brien Wilson, 29 years old, is now charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill Inflicting Serious Injury.

According to WPD, officers responded to the 800 block of Hanover Street in reference to a male who had been shot Friday evening. The victim told police that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend approached him and got into a confrontation over his relationship. Police say during the argument, the ex-boyfriend, Wilson, shot the victim, causing non-life threatening injuries.

Rodney O'Brien Wilson
Rodney O'Brien Wilson (Source: Wilmington Police)

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