A man was injured in a shooting that hit five homes Wednesday evening in the Village at Greenfield.
Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that injured a teen in the Village at Greenfield.
Officers responded to a 911 call at about 8:49 a.m. Monday reporting a shooting in the 1500 block of South 12th Street, according to Lindsay. A witnesses reported two males were in the street shooting at each other. Multiple gun shell casings were found at the scene.
Officers did not find the two shooters, Lindsay said. But about 20 minutes after the incident, New Hanover Regional Medical Center police called to report a 17-year-old gunshot victim had shown up at the hospital.
The teen was rushed into the operating room with at least one gunshot wound, Lindsay said. The investigation is ongoing.
When asked if the two 12th Street shootings were related, Lindsay said detectives are “investigating all possibilities.”
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.
New Hanover County
Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple larcenies from churches.
According to sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer, an “influx” of breaking and enterings, and larcenies that occurred between October and December at churches in southern New Hanover County.
“The sheriff’s office is presently working several cases in which the subject [or subjects] have forcefully entered the churches,” Brewer said.
The sheriff’s office is asking the community to report any information that could assist in apprehending those responsible for breaking into the churches, he added.
Anyone with information is asked to contact New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Detective Lt. W. Crowningshield at 910-798-4273 or submit a tip on the sheriff’s office website.
Two arrested in attempted robbery
Detectives with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two teens in connection with an attempted armed robbery.
D’Marcus Tyree Malik McMillian, 19 and Taquan Marquese Barrett, 17, were each charged with attempted armed robbery, according to sheriff’s office spokesman Lt. Jerry Brewer.
The incident was reported at a home in the 4800 block of Indian Trial just before midnight Tuesday. The suspects tried to force their way into the home with a gun, but the victim was able to shut the door. The two suspects left the home and drove away from the area. But deputies were able to find the suspect vehicle, Brewer said.
McMillian and Barrett were arrested and booked at the New Hanover County Jail under $100,000 secured bonds.