- Associated Press - Friday, October 24, 2014

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Police in Wilmington have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man killed at a public housing project last weekend.

Authorities say that 23-year-old Hisan Jamonte Polk of Wilmington was shot Sunday night and later died at a local hospital.

Area media outlets report that police on Thursday charged 19-year-old Marokus Ballard of Wilmington with first degree murder. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney.

Family members say that Polk was visiting an elderly aunt when the shooting occurred.

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