WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington police have charged two men with first-degree attempted murder in connection to a man being shot on his motorcycle in November 2015.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, Draquon Antonio Nixon, 20, was arrested Feb. 10 in connection to the incident. U.S. Marshals then arrested Jarrin Anthony Clarida, 23, early Thursday on Thomas C. Jervay Loop. Both Nixon and Clarida were also charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and felony conspiracy. They were given $1 million bonds.
Witnesses reported to 911 at around 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12 that a man was sitting on a motorcycle in the 400 block of North 10th Street when a passenger in a gray vehicle fired shots at him, hitting him at least once in the abdomen.
The victim, identified as Joseph Cornell Corbett III, then ran into Portia Hines Park, where he collapsed. He was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery that night. Police said Corbett is no longer in the hospital.