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Man shot, arrested for possession of heroin

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A man was shot in the 1400 block of Dawson Street and 2 North Liberty Court around 11 Wednesday night.

According to the WPD, officers responded to a shot spotter alert in the 1400 block of Dawson Street. While officers were checking the area, officers at NHRMC were advised that a shooting victim had arrived.

The victim, Anthony Slaughter, arrived in a vehicle that had several bullet holes in it, although he was only struck once. He provided little information to police on what had happened.

Slaughter was found in possession of heroin when his clothes were removed, according to police.

Police also say officers in the Hillcrest area were able to locate shell casings in the road on Dawson Street.

Slaughter was arrested shortly after being released from the hospital for possession of heroin.

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