Woman charged with assault after dispute with neighbors turns violent
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A woman is in custody and a man is in the hospital after an argument between neighbors turned violent at the 2300 block of Boardwalk Avenue Saturday night.
Police say a 22-year-old female was in a dispute with neighbors over a dog when she grabbed a 22-caliber gun and shot her 33-year-old male neighbor in the chest. The victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical center, and officials say his injuries are not life-threatening.
The female suspect has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and is being held at the New Hanover County jail on a $300,000 bond.
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