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Wilmington police are investigating a shooting at a Wilmington apartment complex and a stabbing reported this week.

A vehicle was hit by gunfire in the 4500 block of Greentree Road at 11:08 a.m. Wednesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. The vehicle—a white Crown Victoria driven by a 26-year-old man with three women inside—reportedly collided with a parked car and a fire hydrant, causing serious water leak.

The shooting suspect is described as a black man who wore and orange shirt. He was reportedly standing outside when shots were fired. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Stabbing on North 11th Street

A 33-year-old man was stabbed in a fight at 605 N. 11th St. at about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, Lindsay said. The man was reportedly fighting with a 50-year-old man, who was also injured in the incident. The two men were taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center to be treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The investigations are ongoing. Anyone with information about this case 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.

Detectives seize marijuana, Molly from Wilmington home

Melissa Moore

Three people are facing drug charges after a search warrant was executed at a Wilmington home this week.

Wilmington police executed a search warrant at 809 S. 15th St. just before 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.

Detectives reportedly seized three guns, including a rifle, shotgun and  pistol, as well as marijuana, drug paraphernalia and suspected MDMA or Molly from the residence, Lindsay said.

Bobby Fulmore, 30, and Jerry Godfrey, 25, both of Wilmington, have been charged with possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a schedule II controlled substance; maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance; misdemeanor simple possession of a schedule VI controlled substance; and possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

They were booked at the New Hanover County jail under $10,000 bonds, Lindsay said.

Melissa Moore, 26, Wilmington, has charged with maintaining a dwelling for a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was booked at the New Hanover County jail under a $5,000 bond.

New Hanover County Animal Control took custody of four adult pit bulls and several puppies from the home. Wilmington Police SWAT, Gangs, and Narcotics Enforcement Unit worked on the operation.

Bobby Fulmore
Jerry Godfrey