UNCW settles case with shooting victim's family

Peyton Strickland (WWAY-TV)

March 22, 2013 4:28:04 AM PDT
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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