Wilmington police identify man injured in Tuesday shooting

Wilmington police identify man injured in Tuesday shooting

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department has identified the man injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson for the WPD, the shooting happened around 2:10 p.m. near the intersection of South Sixth and Meares streets.

Dealoe Ross, 28, of Wilmington, was struck by the gunfire and taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment. He’s currently in stable condition.

A witness said they were sitting on their porch when a van drove by and approximately 15 gunshots rang out. They said Ross was shot through the abdomen.

Bystanders provided first aid to Ross until paramedics could arrive.

If you have any information, please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 343-3609 or send an anonymous tip to Text-A-Tip by texting “CRIMES” (274637) and starting the text with “Tip708.”

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