WILMINGTON — According to the Wilmington Police Department, a man has passed away after sustaining a gunshot wound Saturday evening.
Officers responded close to 11 p.m. on June 25 to a ShotSpotter notification in the 1500 block of South 11th Street near Greenfield Street. As law enforcement arrived on the scene, they found a “20-year-old male, lying face down between two vehicles,” the release noted.
The police began CPR until EMS arrived; however, the shooting victim succumbed to his injuries. His identity will not be revealed until the family is notified.
The police are investigating the case and ask if anyone has information to contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609. Anonymous tips can also be made by messaging 847411 using the keyword “WPDNC” — add a space, and type the information. Or use the Wilmington NC PD app.
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