Wilmington police continue search for suspects after 18-year-old seriously injured in Monday afternoon shooting

18-year-old seriously injured in shooting at Wilmington apartment complex

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department continues its search for suspects after an 18-year-old was seriously injured in a shooting at the Cypress Grove Apartments Monday afternoon.

According to a spokeswoman for the WPD, gunfire erupted at the apartment complex, located just off South 17th Street, around 3:30 p.m.

Amar Montgomery of Wilmington suffered life-threatening injuries during the shooting and was rushed by paramedics to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he underwent emergency surgery.

He is expected to survive, the spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

No other details about the shooting have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use the Wilmington, NC PD app for anonymous methods. Citizens can also text an anonymous tip to 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword WPDNC.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use the Wilmington, NC PD app for anonymous methods. Citizens can also text an anonymous tip to 847411 (tip411) by including the keyword WPDNC.

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