Police rule death of Dillon Morris a homicide

Police rule death of Dillon Morris a homicide

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department have ruled the death of 20-year-old Dillon Ray Morris a homicide.

Detectives have determined he died from a gunshot wound.

Morris' body was found Saturday afternoon in a ravine near the the intersection of Lake Branch Drive and East Lake Shore Drive in Wilmington. Officials say a ShotSpotter alert was issued earlier in the day near the area where Morris was found.

An event report from New Hanover County Dispatch says a 911 caller told police that Morris had been in a fight the previous day and someone threatened to kill him.

If anyone has information, please contact the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609 or text a tip by texting: TIP708 and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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