Tuesday afternoon shooting in Wilmington sends one man to the hospital

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WILMINGTON — Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating a shooting at the Houston More Public Housing Community that sent one man to the hospital.

Police responded to the scene of the shooting in 1500 block of East Plaza in Wilmington at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.

One man taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in a private vehicle. His condition is not known at this time, Lindsay said. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident 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.