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WPD: Three suspects wanted for Monday shooting of teen

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say they are looking for three men in connection with a shooting that targeted a 15-year-old boy Monday afternoon.

WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley said officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert at 1500 Marstellar St. and found three .45 shell casings. As they were working on the report, police learned that a boy had arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. Investigators say he was grazed by a bullet on the right chest.

The boy told police he was walking from Houston Moore when a white car pulled up beside him, someone inside said something and then the passenger fired at him.

The victim told police there were three men in the car, who he described as two light-skinned black males and a dark-skinned black male. The teen could not provide more of a description of a the car, Rawley said.

Anyone with information should call Wilmington Police or submit information through Text-a-Tip.


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