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Wilmington Police investigate fatal shooting

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are on scene of a shooting in the area of 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington.

The call came in at around 4:15 p.m. that a black male had been shot multiple time and was lying on the steps of 122 S. 9th St., police say. When police arrived they found the suspect and a small crowd gathering.

Our crew at the scene saw a sheet covering a body. Police say they believe the victim was in his mid 30s. His name is not being released until next of kin have been notified.

The shooting is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3609 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES start your message with Tip708 then type your tip.

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