Monday, September 25, 2023

Man shot while in his vehicle on Colwell Avenue

A police chase led to the eventual crash of the suspect (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — A victim was taken to the hospital after officers responded to shots fired Friday.

Shortly after 1:30 p.m., Wilmington Police Department units arrived in the 2000 block of Colwell Avenue for a report of gunfire.

When officers arrived, one male victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported by EMS to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to WPD’s release, the victim was in his vehicle on Colwell when another car pulled up and shot at him.

The investigation is ongoing. The police asks anyone with information call 910-343-3600, send a message to 847411 using keyword WPDNC or using the Tip411 app.

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