Suspects break into gun store, steal several guns - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Suspects break into gun store, steal several guns


Police responded to an alarm going off at Port City Guns and Ammo at 5745 Oleander Dr. just after 3 a.m. Sunday.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, when officers arrived they found the lock cut off of the metal front door and a glass window shattered. The front door was also left open.

A canine unit was called in to assist in looking for the suspects. Officers found that the suspects had spray painted the security cameras; however they recovered some surveillance video of the suspects before they vandalized the cameras.

The suspects had their faces covered; however they appeared to be young looking males wearing jeans, long sleeve shirts, and baseballs hats. Surveillance video also captured the suspects putting several guns into backpacks.

When the owner of the business arrived he noticed that three long guns and four handguns had been stolen.

The investigation is ongoing.

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