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WPD investigating Dawson Street shooting

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Police Department is looking for tips and information related to a shooting that took place around 8 p.m. Monday evening.

Medical police at New Hanover Regional Medical Center reported to WPD a 43-year-old woman had arrived at the hospital to be treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The gunshot victim said she had been shot by a male in the 1400 block of Dawson Street and fled on foot with another male, according to WPD.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use the new Wilmington NC PD app to submit information anonymously.

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