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Shooting suspect in custody, schools locked down as precaution

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have a man in custody after they say he fired shots this morning. Officers caught the man near 12th and Wright Streets after he ran between two homes.

At this point, investigators do not believe any was shot, and they are not sure why the man was firing shots on Dawson Street between 9th and 10th Streets earlier.

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office says Williston Middle School and Gregory Elementary were locked down as a precaution.

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