Police say man was shot twice Sunday night after being flagged down on Henry Street

WILMINGTON — A 29-year-old man was shot twice Sunday night after he pulled over on Henry Street for a man who flagged him down. According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Linda Thompson, officers were dispatched to New Hanover Regional Medical Center Sunday night at about 11:20 p.m. for a gunshot victim. The 29-year-old victim stated he […]

Woman shot in daytime assault in Wilmington

Wilmington police on the scene of a shooting that injured a woman in the area of Wrightsville Avenue and 16th Street. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — Wilmington police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a woman. Officers responded to the shooting near the intersection of South 17th Street and Wrightsville Avenue just before 4 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. A caller reported gunshots and possibly hearing a scream, Lindsay said. ShotSpotter, the city’s gunfire […]

Teen charged with murdering 17-year-old in Seagate area of Wilmington

The photograph shows the area where 17-year-old Raymond Kain V was found murdered. Photo by Christina Haley.

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington teen has been charged with murder in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Raymond Kain V one week ago in the Seagate area. Tyler Matthew Yee, 17, was arrested Tuesday morning by U.S. Marshals in the 5700 block of Park Avenue, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. He faces charges of […]

Wilmington police rule out crash, say teen found in road was murdered

UPDATE: Wilmington police have identified the victim in the Thursday night homicide on Sebrell Avenue as 17-year-old Raymond Kain, according to a Tweet by the Wilmington Police Department on Saturday. The cause of the teen’s death is still unknown.  —- WILMINGTON — Wilmington police are investigating the murder of a 17-year-old boy Thursday night. Detectives opened […]

Update: Wilmington chief, New Hanover County sheriff say filming police is legal after Uber incident

Can you shoot video of your interactions with police in North Carolina? Both a Wilmington Police officer and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department deputy told Uber driver Jesse Bright it was illegal recently. Their respective departments later said it was not. (Courtesy of Jesse Bright)

WILMINGTON, North Carolina — Leaders of both the Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office have issued statements regarding a video of a late February traffic stop in Wilmington. The video, shot by a local Uber driver who is also an attorney, shows a traffic stop in during which the attorney claims authorities lied […]

Police: Pedestrian ‘darts’ in front of pickup truck, killed in wreck at Third and Castle streets

WILMINGTON — A 63-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. According to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay, the wreck happened at the intersection of South Third and Castle streets at about 6:55 p.m. Wednesday. The wreck happened when the man entered the roadway unlawfully, disregarding the “don’t walk” signal […]

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