Man Killed During Argument Outside Wilmington Store

MAY 29, 2006 - One man is dead after a shooting outside a video poker store.

The shooting happened around 9:00 Monday night. The store is located behind the Shop and Go Convenience store at 17th and Market Streets.

Police say Reginald Darnell Dent, 36, was shot and killed during an argument.

Witnesses told police a black man with dreadlocks went into the video poker store with intentions to rob it. As he was robbing the business and the customers inside, Dent tried to stop him and the two got into an argument. Dent then ran out of the business and into the parking lot. The robber followed him and shot him in the chest.

Dent was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he died. Police are still looking for the shooter. If you have any information, please contact the Wilington Police Department.

Reported by Sarah Warlick