Homeowner charged after shooting at two men fleeing her home in Kill Devil Hills

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. – A person was shot in Kill Devil Hills on Monday, according to police.

The incident that happened on Mitchell Court around 4 p.m.

Mitchell Court is one of several small residential courts off 5th Street in Kill Devil Hills.

Police say a resident of Mitchell Court, Amy Brewer, heard suspicious noises coming from under her house. She armed herself with a .38 revolver and went outside to investigate.

Brewer saw two males fleeing into a neighbor’s yard so she shot at the males twice, striking one in the left leg.

Brewer called 911 and was cooperative with the investigation.

The victim of the shooting was 19-year-old Nathan Beane of Wanchese. He was transported to Outer Banks Hospital and police say his injuries are non-life threatening.

Brewer was charged with Assault With a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury.

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