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Multiple shots fired calls Sunday afternoon

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Officers responded to multiple shots fired calls within two miles of each other around 2:20 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, the first call came at 2:22 p.m. and reported a black male wearing a red shirt firing shots into the air as he was walking westbound down the 800 block of Mears Street.

A separate call came in several minutes later and reported that two cars were firing shots at each other as they were chasing each other in the 2100 block of Metts Ave., and that one car was possibly a gray Ford Escape.

There is no word on if these two incidents are related. Click back on this story as new information becomes available.

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