North Carolina woman arrested after mowing down side chick with car (video)

Shadasia Ellison (Image source: New Hanover County Detention Center)

A Wilmington, North Carolina, woman has turned herself into police after a hit and run video was live streamed on Facebook. Shadasia Ellison, 19, is charged is charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, child abuse, hit and run with injury and reckless driving for running over Tameka Copper, 19, in a dispute over a man.

After the crime, Ellison bragged on Snapchat about the assault. After a warrant was issued for her arrest, she turned herself into police as the video quickly went viral. Ellison, who is on probation for a May larceny conviction in New Hanover County, has several outstanding charges pending against her in five counties, court records show. She is being held in the New Hanover County Detention Center with bail set at $1M.

The video can be seen below:

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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