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UPDATE: Victim identified in Friday shooting

Posted: Updated: Dec 24, 2013 12:47 PM
Police are on the scene of a reported shooting that happened Friday afternoon behind the Houston Moore Housing Complex. Police are on the scene of a reported shooting that happened Friday afternoon behind the Houston Moore Housing Complex.
Police say the victim has been taken to the hospital. Police say the victim has been taken to the hospital.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to calls of a reported shooting Friday afternoon behind the Houston Moore Housing Complex.

According to Captain Jeff Allsbrook, one person was taken to the hospital and immediately rushed into surgery. That person has now been identified as 20-year-old Jeffrey Michael Nelson. Nelson was taken to the hospital by a friend.

Allsbrook said multiple shots were fired, but it is unclear if the victim was hit more than once.

No arrests have been made in this shooting, but keep clicking this story for updates. We will also have the latest details available starting at 5 p.m.

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