Saturday, May 28, 2022

Wilmington police investigating after one man wounded in Houston Moore shooting

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)
The Saturday-morning shooting injured one.. (Port City Daily photo / FILE)

WILMINGTON — Authorities are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured in the Houston Moore housing development.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to the 1300 block of Willard Street in Houston Moore after nearby patrols heard gunshots.

Officers arriving on the scene found a 31-year-old man with one or more gunshot wounds. As of around 5 a.m., the victim was in stable condition at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, according to WPD.

WPD tweeted out a brief report of the shooting around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. WPD followed up with a few additional details on Saturday afternoon.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use to provide information anonymously.

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