Sunday, August 14, 2022

Wilmington police investigating after gunshot victim arrives at hospital

WILMINGTON ⁠— Wilmington Police Department is investigating after a person came to New Hanover Regional Medical Center Wednesday night with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The male victim was driven to the hospital, according to a news release.

The victim went into surgery and, as of 10 p.m., WPD had yet to locate the crime scene.

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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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