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One person injured in shooting in Wilmington

Published: Aug. 11, 2021 at 7:14 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - One person was injured in an early morning shooting Wednesday, according to the Wilmington Police Department.

Officers responded to the area of Anderson and Rankin streets just after 3 a.m. after reports of shots being fired.

“Officers located one victim in the road with at least two gunshot wounds,” the WPD stated in a news release. “He was transported to NHRMC and is expected to survive. Calls about a second victim led to an officer and K9 search of the surrounding area. After an extensive search, no additional victims were located.”

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 910-343-3609 or use the WPD app to send in tips.

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