Thursday, February 9, 2023

1 dead, 1 injured in Saturday shooting on Galley Lane

WPD responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Galley Lane just after 10 a.m.

WILMINGTON ⁠— One female is dead and a man is hospitalized after a shooting Saturday morning in Wilmington.

The police department responded to the scene in the 700 block of Galley Lane just after 10 a.m. The female succumbed to her injuries, and the man was transported to Novant Health-New Hanover Regional Medical Center by EMS with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

“Both victims’ identification is being withheld at this time due to family notification,” WPD said. “This is an isolated incident.”

WPD is urging anyone with information to call 910-343-3609 or send an anonymous text message to 847411 (Tip411) and include the keyword WPDNC.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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