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Sheriff’s deputies ask for help identifying car in Walmart shooting

WILMINGTON, NC—On Thursday, Nov. 12, New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the Monkey Junction Walmart shortly after 4 p.m. after gunshots were fired. A 17-year-old teen suffered injuries and passed away at the hospital, according to the NHCSO press release.

If you know the whereabouts of this car, the NHCSO wants to know:
910-798-4162. (Port City Daily/Courtesy New Hanover County Sheriffs Office)

An investigation has been opened into the shooting and the sheriff’s office asks for the public’s help garnering information. They’ve released a photo of a car of interest, which may have a 30-day tag.

Anyone with information should contact 910-798-4162 or

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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