UNCW settles case with shooting victim's family
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- WWAY-TV in Wilmington reports that The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has reached a settlement with the family of a college student shot and killed by a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy more than six years ago.
Peyton Strickland, 18, died when deputies served a warrant for UNCW police at his Wilmington home on Dec. 1, 2006.
At the time of his death, Strickland was a student at Cape Fear Community College. He was from Durham.
The sheriff's Emergency Response Team was trying to serve him a warrant in connection to the theft of a Playstation 3 video game console from a UNCW student.
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