WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wilmington Police responded to a shot spotter alert that happened on South 15th Street between Martin and Greenfield Streets Monday.
According to the WPD, officers responded to the alert just before 4 p.m. Monday and found 3 shell casings on the ground; however, they were not able to find a victim that had been shot. As they were finishing the report officers were informed a victim had gone to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Linda Rawley with the WPD said that the victim was 15-years-old and was grazed by a bullet in the right chest area. The victim's injuries were non life-threatening.
The victim said he was walking from Houston Moore when a white car pulled up beside him with three suspects inside. The suspects said something to him and then opened fire at him.
If you have information about this shooting please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or text your information to Text-A-Tip at Tip708.
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