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Wilmington Police investigating Wednesday morning shooting

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man injured on Wednesday morning.

According to the news release, officers responded to New Hanover Regional Medical Center around 12:50 a.m. where the victim, Yuron Washington, 24, was being treated for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Witnesses told officers they picked up Washington from the Speed Way gas station on Carolina Beach Road. However, witnesses later changed their story.

Anyone with information is asked to contact WPD at 910-343-3609 or use Text A Tip.

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