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POLICE: Shooting on Walnut St. lands 1 in hospital

According to New Hanover County Dispatch, the alert was activated at North Fifth Avenue and Walnut Street around 8:30 p.m. (Source: Raycom Media) According to New Hanover County Dispatch, the alert was activated at North Fifth Avenue and Walnut Street around 8:30 p.m. (Source: Raycom Media)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A man was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center after being shot Sunday night.

According to Linda Rawley with the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to several calls for gunfire in the 500 block of Walnut Street around 8:20 p.m.

Witnesses at the scene said the victim was in an argument with another person when three cars drove up. A man in one car began shooting, and the victim was shot in his leg.

The three vehicles then drove away from the area.

No description of either vehicle or its occupants were provided.

Wilmington police are investigating the incident.

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