15-year-old to be charged with shooting and killing High Point man

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police officers on Wednesday┬áresponded to a reported shooting at 1611 North Hamilton St.

At about 9:12 p.m., officers located the victim, Dennis Wayne Williams, 57, inside the residence. Williams was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and officers administered first aid in an attempt to save his life.

Williams was later taken to High Point Regional Health Systems where he was pronounced dead.

Shortly after the shooting was reported, officers engaged a suspect in a foot pursuit. A 15-year old male suspect was taken into custody and will be charged in connection with this incident.

This investigation is ongoing and no other information will be released at this time.