Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Teen shot Wednesday evening, transported to NHRMC

WILMINGTON — A teenager was shot Wednesday evening and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Around 7:30 p.m. Wilmington Police Department officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 300 block of Greendale Drive. When they arrived, a 17-year-old male was found with a gunshot wound and transported to NHRMC.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is directed to contact the WPD at (910)-343-3609. Anonymous tips can be sent via the Wilmington, NC PD app, or text 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword “WPDNC.” 


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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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