WPD identifies victim in fatal shooting on S. 11th Street

Wilmington Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 10:45 p.m. Saturday night in the 1500 block of S. 11th Street.
Published: Jun. 26, 2022 at 4:03 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 27, 2022 at 6:18 AM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department has identified the victim in a fatal shooting over the weekend.

According to the WPD, 20-year Jakai Dekine died in the shooting Saturday night.

Wilmington officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 10:45 p.m. Saturday night in the 1500 block of S. 11th Street.

Dekine was found faced down between two cars with a gunshot wound. Officers performed CPR until EMS arrived, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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