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WEB FIRST: No Charges In Deadly Harkers Island Shooting

There will be no charges filed in a deadly shooting last month on Harkers Island.

Blake Hackworth of Mary Ella Drive was killed in the shooting.

Deputies say the 45-year-old man came after his mother and father with a crutch and threatened to kill them. Fearing for their lives Cleveland Hackworth fired his gun, hitting the son in the head.

Deputies say they made the decision after consulting with District Attorney Scott Thomas.


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