Victim of 31st Street shooting dies in hospital

Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 6:56 PM EST
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Devin Williams, the 32-year-old victim of a shooting last night, died from his wounds in the hospital

Williams was moved to NHRMC after being shot in the 200 block of N. 31st Street Thursday evening.

Wilmington police responded to a Shotspotter alert on N. 31st Street, Wilmington, shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, officers discovered that one male victim had been shot. He was taken to NHRMC hospital by EMS with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesperson confirmed this is an ongoing investigation; however, they say it appears to be an isolated incident. At the time, people in the area reported N. 31st Street was closed to traffic between Market Street and Princess Place Drive.

Last Friday night, at the nearby Prince Mini Mart, one person was shot.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or send a message to 847411 using the keyword WPDNC. The public can also use the Tip 411 app.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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