An 18-year-old is facing charges for shooting another man at a Newport mobile home park during the early morning hours Thursday.
Nathan Wheeler, 18, is accused of shooting a 27-year-old man in the leg sometime between midnight and 1 a.m. at Gilman’s mobile home park, according to TV news station WMTW. The victim, who has not been identified, was hospitalized with injuries not considered life-threatening.
Wheeler allegedly fled the scene after the shooting. Police found him hiding at his grandmother’s house a few hours later, at 2:30 a.m, the station reported.
He has been charged with aggravated assault and aggravated reckless conduct, according to WMTW.
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