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Wilmington Police investigating ‘possible homicide’

Police have arrested eight individuals in multiple events concluding a 6-month investigation (Port City Daily/Mark Darrough)
Police are investigating a shooting death. (Port City Daily/Mark Darrough)

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a ‘possible homicide’ that took the life of a 57-year-old man after a Wednesday evening shooting.

“Just after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, officers responded to a shooting on Pinecrest Parkway. Upon arrival, they found Donald Wayne Gurganious suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to NHRMC, where he later passed,” according to the Wilmington Police Department.

No more information is being released at this time as the case is currently under investigation.

“Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use for anonymous methods,” police said.

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