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Officers find explosives after responding to shot spotter alert

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Officers with the Wilmington Police Department received a shot spotter alert of one shot fired around 10:15 p.m. Thursday night in the 500 block of Harnett Street, but instead they found explosives.

According to police, officers arrived to the location and found two plastic bottles with aluminum foil inside of them. It appeared that the bottles had exploded because of a chemical additive.

Residents in the area said it sounded like fireworks.

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