Police identify 20-year-old killed in South 11th Street shooting

Police identify 20-year-old killed in South 11th Street shooting

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A 20-year-old Wilmington man was shot and killed on South 11th Street Wednesday afternoon, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Sayvor Almondre Cromartie, of Wilmington, has been identified as the victim of the shooting.

Linda Thompson, spokeswoman for the police department, said that ShotSpotter — the city’s gunfire detection system — alerted officers to the shooting just before 1 p.m. in the 200 block of South 11th Street near Ann and Orange streets.

Cromartie was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead around 2 p.m.

Thompson said officers took a man into custody at the scene, however, no charges have been filed as of Thursday morning

The shooting remains under investigation.

If you have any information, please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 343-3609 or send an anonymous tip to Text-A-Tip by texting “CRIMES” (274637) and starting the text with “Tip708.”

(Source: WECT)
(Source: WECT)

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