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Man arrested after 19-year-old shot in Raleigh

Posted February 19, 2019 4:27 a.m. EST
Updated February 19, 2019 10:20 a.m. EST

— A man was arrested in downtown Raleigh early Tuesday after a shooting injured another man in southeast Raleigh.

Raleigh officials said Destin Wilson, 23, was taken into custody on Martin Street around 1:30 a.m. hours after 19-year-old Juwon Hardy was shot.

Wilson is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and possession of a firearm by felon.

Destin Wilson, 23

Police said the shooting occurred along the 500 block of Dacian Road, off Poole Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, around 7 p.m. Monday.

After a verbal argument, Wilson shot the Hardy, who was able to call for help from someone nearby, according to officials.

Hardy was transported to WakeMed but was stable Tuesday morning.