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Second Arrest Made In Murder Of Jacksonville Man

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A second man has been arrested in last week's murder in Wilmington of a Jacksonville man.

Jermaine Hankins turned himself in Monday night after police said he had spent several days on the run. His brother, Tevin, has already been arrested in the murder of 19-year-old Jonathan Jones, Jr. of Jacksonville. Another man from Wilmington was wounded in the shooting.

Police say the shooting happened on North 30th Street around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday night. They say the two victims ran into an upstairs apartment, followed by five or six men running after them. After shooting the two men, the gunmen got away in two different vehicles.


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An arrest has been made in the murder of a Jacksonville man who was shot and killed in Wilmington.

WECT reports that Tevin Hankins is charged with first degree murder and attempted murder.

Killed was 19-year-old Jonathan Jones, Jr. of Jacksonville while another man from Wilmington was wounded.

Police say the shooting happened on North 30th Street around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday night. They say the two victims ran into an upstairs apartment, followed by five or six men running after them. After shooting the two men, the gunmen got away in two different vehicles.


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Wilmington police say a Jacksonville man was killed in a shooting Wednesday night.

Dead is 19-year-old Jonathan Jones, Jr. while another man from Wilmington was wounded.

Police say the shooting happened on North 30th Street around 9:45 p.m.

Police say the two victims ran into an upstairs apartment, followed by five or six men running after them. After shooting the two men, the gunmen got away in two different vehicles.

No motive has been given in the murder, and Wilmington police say so far they have no suspects.


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