WPD: Police searching for suspect in downtown shooting

WPD: Police searching for suspect in downtown shooting

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington police are looking for the suspect responsible for injuring a man in a shooting Monday morning in downtown Wilmington.

According to WPD, the shooting took place shortly after 7:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Nutt Street.

When officers arrived, they located a middle-aged man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials say that the suspect confronted the victim. After the two began to argue, the suspect shot the victim then fled the scene.

No arrests have been made as of 10 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the WPD at 910-343-3609 or use Text-A-Tip.

WPD: Police searching for suspect in downtown shooting

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