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WPD investigates shooting in Wilmington

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WPD investigating shots fired into a car near the Hillcrest community. WPD investigating shots fired into a car near the Hillcrest community.
Investigators mark the spot where a bullet was fired into a car. Investigators mark the spot where a bullet was fired into a car.
Police roped off the area with crime scene tape. Police roped off the area with crime scene tape.
Bullet hole in car door. Bullet hole in car door.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Police are investigating a shooting that took place near the intersection of Dawson and South 13th Streets.

At least two gunshots were fired into a car. Dispatch said they believe the car crashed as the victim tried to flee the scene of the shooting.

A 19-year-old was taken to the hospital; he was shot in the leg. He's been treated and released.

The suspects apparently jumped out of their car and ran away. Police say the victim is not cooperating and will not give them a description of the suspects. 

Officers are asking anyone with any information to call the police.

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