Man injured in shooting in Wilmington

Man injured in shooting in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A man suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in Wilmington Wednesday night.

According to officials, Wilmington Police Department officers responded to the 1200 block of Orange Street at approximately 7:30 p.m. in response to a shots fired call.

Upon arrival, officers located a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound. An officer applied a tourniquet to the victim while waiting for EMS to arrive.

The victim, who was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has been uncooperative with investigators, according to the WPD.

Investigators believe the shooting was drug related.

Tuesday, police explained that five of the latest shooting incidents were related to gang activity. Six people have been injured by gunfire. So far, officers have not arrested any of the suspects in the shootings over the last two weeks.

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