Incident

10-20-2019 North Carolina Oak Island 1-1

Location

October 20, 2019

Ocean Crest Motel
1417 E Beach Dr
Oak Island, North Carolina
Geolocation: 33.9132, -78.1466

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Bryan Thomas Lopes
  • Age: 39
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Paul Willard Dobson
  • Age: 47
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Defensive Use - Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine established
  • Under the influence of alcohol or drugs (only applies to the subject/suspect/perpetrator )

Notes

Intoxicated man pushed through motel room door by friends in act of horseplay. Shot by resident of room. No charges.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 8
State House District: 17