Wilmington Police investigating shooting on Greenfield Street, man found dead

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  • 2022-06-26 18:26:15Z
  • By Star News
Wilmington police are investigating a shooting in the 1500 block of S.
Wilmington police are investigating a shooting in the 1500 block of S.  

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a shooting after a 20-year-old male was found dead between two vehicles on Greenfield Street.

According to a Sunday news release, officers responded to the 1500 block of S.11th St. in reference to a ShotSpotter notification, which detects gunshots in the city. The victim was lying face down and suffered from a gunshot wound.

Officers started CPR until EMS paramedics arrived. The man died at the scene from his injuries. The victim's name is being withheld until a family member is notified.

WPD officials are asking anyone with information to call the department at 910-343-3609 or to send an anonymous message to 847411 by using the keyword WPDNC, adding a space, and typing the information. Information may also be submitted using the department's app.

"We send our condolences to the victim's family and friends during this tragic event," WPD officials said.

Reporter Chase Jordan can be reached at cjjordan@gannett.com.

This article originally appeared on Wilmington StarNews: Wilmington Police officers investigating shooting on Greenfield Street


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