UPDATE: One dead, 17-year old arrested in connection to Anderson Street shooting

Wilmington Police responded to a shots fired call in the 500 block of Anderson Street around 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 7:14 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2022 at 2:57 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington Police responded to a shots fired call in the 500 block of Anderson Street around 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers located one victim suffering from a gunshot wound and began life-saving measures until EMS arrived. The 17-year-old victim was taken to Novant Health NHRMC with life-threatening injuries where they later died.

A 17-year-old has been charged with murder is being held at the New Hanover County Detention Center.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609. The public can also use the anonymous Tip 411 app.