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Police Searching for Men Responsible for Wilmington Shooting

WILMINGTON -- Police are searching for two men who robbed and shot another man.

The victim was walking home from a bar around 2 a.m. Thursday morning when two men approached him at the 2800 block of Morgan Street, police said.

One of the men had a gun, and as the men searched the victim's pockets, he tried to pull away.

The gunman hit the victim in the face with the weapon, then put the gun in his mouth and fired, police said.

The bullet went through the victim's lip and into his right shoulder. The thieves ran off with the man's wallet and month.

The victim went home, then later went to the hospital for his injuries.

Staff Report

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