Monday, June 24, 2024

Female stabbed during downtown altercation

WPD broke up two fights in downtown Wilmington early Sunday morning after bars closed, leaving one female stabbed. (Port City Daily/File)

WILMINGTON — Officers defused two fights that broke out in the early hours of Sunday, as bars closed in downtown Wilmington.

However, one altercation left a female injured.

According to Wilmington Police Department, law enforcement was monitoring crowds gathered in 0 block of Princess Street when a multi-person fight broke out. Officers broke up the incident, when close by another dispute occurred.

Law enforcement was able to disperse the altercation and upon investigating found a female was stabbed and taken to the hospital by a friend. Currently, she is in stable condition and law enforcement continue to investigate.

Anyone with information should call (910) 343-3600 or use the Tip 411 app. 


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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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