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Man Critically Hurt in Shooting at Wendell Party

Officials said the victim was shot after an argument broke out between two men at a house on Hodge Road.

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Scene of Shooting at House Party
WENDELL, N.C. — A Wendell man was in critical condition at WakeMed on Sunday with a gunshot wound following an argument that broke out at a house party, Wake County sheriff's deputies said.

Vincent Genneiro Wilson, 21, was hurt, deputies said.

The sheriff's office said Justin Christopher Keeton, 20, of 104 Agate Court, Knightdale, had been charged with assault with a deadly weapon (and) inflicting serious bodily injury with intent to kill.

Keeton fled the scene at 7021 Hodge Road in Wendell after the shooting, but was arrested a short time later, deputies reported.

The incident was reported at 1:07 a.m., officials said. Johnson said deputies were told that Wilson and Keeton had been arguing at the party before shots were fired.

The sheriff's office said Wilson had undergone emergency surgery.


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