Arrest made in Creekwood murder
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have arrested a man for a murder in the Creekwood community earlier this week. Officers charged Tevin Sh’qur Quintell Hankins, 17, with first-degree murder yesterday.
A police spokeswoman confirms Hankins was charged in connection to the shooting in Creekwood Wednesday night that killed Jonthan Jones, Jr., 19, of Jacksonville. Police say Joseph Edwards Hanible, 24, of Wilmington was also injured in the shooting.
Police say a group of five or six men chased Jones and Hanible into a duplex and opened fire before driving off in two cars.
Police say the investigation into what happened continues.
Hankins, who made his first court appearance on the murder charge this morning, also has pending drug, trespassing and resisting and officer charges among others.
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