WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - In light of the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Joshua Proutey, the City of Wilmington responded by saying crime is actually down.
"We mourn the tragic and unfortunate loss of life of the young man who was shot last night near the Hannah Block Community Arts Center. While the details of last night's fatal shooting are being investigated, it is important to note the significant efforts that have been, and are being made by public safety personnel to increase safety downtown."
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