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Man Wanted For Shooting Girlfriend Due In Court


A man accused of shooting his girlfriend and then driving her to the hospital will face a judge Wednesday.

Onslow County deputies said 31-year-old Danielle Morrissey turned himself in Tuesday afternoon.

Morrissey's girlfriend Kristy Skinner, 35, told deputies Morrissey accused her of having an affair with an ex-boyfriend, then shot her in the arm Sunday on Sage Court in Jacksonville.

After shooting her in the arm, deputies say Morrisey drove Skinner to Onslow Memorial Hospital where she has been treated and released.

Jail records show Morrissey is in the Onslow County Jail. He will go before a judge for his first court appearance Wednesday morning.



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A man wanted for shooting his girlfriend and then driving her to the hospital is now in custody.

Danielle Morrisey was wanted for the Sunday shooting of Kristy Skinner.

The 35-year-old victim told deputies that Morrisey shot her after accusing her of having an affair with her ex-boyfriend.

Morrisey turned himself in to the Onslow County Sheriff's Office around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday.



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Deputies are looking for a man they say shot his girlfriend early Sunday.

Onslow County deputies say Danielle Morrisey should be considered armed and dangerous. The 31-year-old is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious bodily injury.

The victim, 35-year-old Kristy Skinner, told deputies that Morrisey shot her after accusing her of having an affair with her ex-boyfriend. After shooting the woman in the arm, deputies say Morrisey drove her to Onslow Memorial Hospital.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Morrisey should call the Onslow County Sheriff's Office at 910-455-3113 or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273.


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