Sunday, August 14, 2022

Wilmington police investigating shooting in UNCW area Monday night

WILMINGTON ⁠— The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a shooting the occurred Monday night in the 4700 block of Seahawk Court.

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter notification in the area around 9:30 p.m. and identified a 26-year-old gunshot victim but could not find the crime scene. The male victim was driven to the hospital in a car and is in critical but stable condition, according to a press release from WPD.

“This is an active crime scene and ongoing investigation,” according to WPD. “This shooting appears to be an isolated incident.”

People with information should call 910-343-3609 or send a message to 847411 using the keyword WPDNC. The public can also report through the Tip411 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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