Monday, August 8, 2022

Shooting on 13th Street marks Wilmington’s 22nd homicide of 2020

WILMINGTON – A shooting early Wednesday morning on 13th Street in Wilmington marks the 22nd homicide for the city this year.

Tywan Shaquille Parsley, 26, was the victim of the killing at 1024 S. 13th St.

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Officers responded to the shooting around 3 a.m. and found Parsley dead upon arrival.

“We offer our deepest condolences to those affected by this shooting,” the Wilmington Police Department stated in a news release.

The case is still under investigation. Police said there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with knowledge of the incident should contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609. Citizens can also text an anonymous tip to 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword WPDNC or use the Wilmington, NC PD app.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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