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Man injured in afternoon shooting at Sixth and Nixon streets

Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that injured a 28-year-old man Thursday.

According to New Hanover County Emergency Services, a caller reported a shooting at Sixth and Nixon streets at about 1:30 p.m.

A short time after the call, the police department received information that an injured victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in a private vehicle, according to police spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay.

Details about the victim’s injuries were not released by the police department, but a spokeswoman said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The investigation is ongoing.

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