Police: Wilmington man fatally shot Tuesday night

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Wilmington police are investigating a fatal shooting reported Tuesday night on Metting Road.

Carlton Walker Whitley, 25, of Wilmington, was killed in a shooting at the Market North apartments in the 3500 block of Metting Road at about 11:15 p.m., according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.

Whitley was shot during a fight in the parking lot, Lindsay said. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

No suspect information was immediately available.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3609 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES. Start your message with Tip708, then type your tip.