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Victim’s identity revealed from Saturday shooting

A 27-year-old male involved in a shooting on the outskirts of downtown over the weekend has been identified by WPD. (Courtesy Pexels)

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department have identified a 27-year-old male involved in a shooting on the outskirts of downtown over the weekend.

Tyquarious Gause succumbed to injuries from multiple gunshot wounds. He was found Saturday, Feb. 11, 12:10 p.m., after officers responded to a call from a citizen who reported a body on 800 block of South 14th Street.

The call coincided with an alert from a ShotSpotter activation.

According to a release from the WPD, detectives engaged with multiple people where the shooting occurred for information regarding this crime.

The investigation continues and WPD is asking the public to report tips via the anonymous Tip 411 app or by calling (910) 343-3609.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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