Thursday, December 1, 2022

Wilmington police say 14-year-old girl shot, sent to hospital Saturday night

The Wednesday evening shooting incident did not injure any Wilmington police officers; the suspect died on scene after being shot. (Port City Daily photo / FILE)
A teenage girl was wounded in a Saturday night shooting in Wilmington. (Port City Daily photo / FILE)

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a Saturday-night shooting that sent a teenage girl to the hospital.

According to WPD, “just before 11 p.m. Saturday, August 1, Wilmington police responded to the area of S. 10th St. and Queen St. in reference to shots fired.”

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 14-year-old female victim lying on the ground. She was transported to NHRMC with “non-life threatening injuries.” 

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use tip708.com for anonymous methods. 

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