Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Leland police investigate overnight deadly shooting

(Port City Daily/File)

LELAND — A deadly shooting took place early Sunday morning in a Leland home, according to police.

Around 3:49 a.m. law enforcement was dispatched to the 9400 block of Night Harbor Drive. Upon arrival they found one person shot with life-threatening injuries. EMS attempted lifesaving efforts but were unsuccessful. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have one person in custody, who knew the victim. Leland Police Department said the incident appears to be isolated and danger isn’t imminent to area residents or the community.

The victim’s name is not being released until family is contacted.

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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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