One injured in shooting at Colwell Avenue in Wilmington

One injured in shooting at Colwell Avenue in Wilmington
Published: Jun. 9, 2023 at 3:47 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department announced on Friday, June 9, that it is investigating a shooting on Colwell Avenue.

“Shortly after 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the 2000 block of Colwell Avenue for a report of gunfire. When officers arrived, they located one male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by EMS to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries,” a WPD announcement states.

According to police, the victim was in their vehicle on Colwell Avenue when another person in a vehicle pulled up and shot at them.

“This is an active investigation and there are no other details available currently. If you have any information, please call 910-343-3600. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can send a message to 847411 using the keyword WPDNC. You can also use the Tip 411 app,” the announcement continues.