WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a shooting over the weekend in the 200 block of North 11th Street, according to a WPD spokesperson.
Shot Spotter alerted authorities to the shooting, and a bystander flagged an officer down regarding a passenger in the vehicle being shot.
The victim was Tony Russell, the passenger in the front seat and only occupant of the car. An unknown car reportedly approached him and shot him three times through the front window.
Russell reportedly wasn't cooperative with police.
The suspect is described as a husky black male, about 5-foot-8, wearing black clothing. He was driving a black Grand Marquis, and was last seen traveling west on Chestnut Street.
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