Saturday, February 4, 2023

Early morning shooting in Creekwood leaves three in hospital

The shooting took place around 2:30 a.m.

Wilmington Police have responded to a shooting that left three men injured (Port City Daily photo | Michael Praats)
Wilmington Police have responded to a shooting that left three men injured (Port City Daily photo | Michael Praats)

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting that took place near the Creekwood neighborhood that left three men hospitalized. Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 2:30 a.m. that indicated several rounds had been fired.

“Police stopped a vehicle on Princess Place Drive and located two of the gunshot wound victims,” Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Jennifer Dandron said. “EMS transported both men to New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The third victim drove himself to the hospital. This is an on-going investigation. More details will be released as they become available.”

Dandron said the incident appears to be isolated, and police are not yet sure of any motive.


 

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