One person taken to hospital after shooting near downtown

One person taken to hospital after downtown shooting

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - At least one person was shot near the intersection of 6th and Swann Street near downtown Wilmington Sunday around 11 a.m.

Officers were nearby and heard gunshots in the area.

A police officer on scene applied a tourniquet to the 27-year-old victim, who was transported by EMS to NHRMC with non-life threatening injuries.

Another responding officer spotted the suspect vehicle, a white four-door SUV, and chased it until they lost sight of the car.

Police say there were many witnesses to the crime but that none of them claimed to see anything. Anyone with information is asked to please contact Wilmington police at (910)-343-3620 or visit www.tip708.com for anonymous methods.

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