Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Shooting at Princess Place convenience store, police investigating

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department responded to a shooting Friday evening at a convenience store on Princess Place Drive.

Right after 7:30 p.m., officers arrived at the Prince Mini-Mart (3002 Princess Place Dr.) to learn one person was shot and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in a personal vehicle. Injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening, according to a release.

There were damages to the interior of the mart from the shooting. Police are conducting a criminal investigation and ask anyone with information to contact WPD at 910-343-3609 or send a message to 847411 using the keyword “WPDNC.” The public can also use the Tip 411 app.


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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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