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Man shot near Greenfield Lake, taken to the hospital

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Wilmington Police responded to a shooting near Greenfield Lake Monday evening. (Source: WECT) Wilmington Police responded to a shooting near Greenfield Lake Monday evening. (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department responded to a shooting near Greenfield Lake Monday night.

According to dispatch, the shooting happened at 1132 Carnation Court around 8 p.m.

When police arrived on scene they found 25-year-old Greg Nixon with three bullet wounds, one in the hand, one in the knee and another above the knee.

Nixon said he was walking to his girlfriend's house when someone drove up and starting shooting. The victim did not see the suspects.

Nixon was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials are continuing to interview the victim and investigate the situation.

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