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Archive for August, 2013

New overnight: Armed robbery reported at Wilmington store

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)- Police in Wilmington responded to an armed robbery at the Scotchman at 310 S. College Rd. According to 911 operators, a man wearing a black mask walked into the store and pulled

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Law enforcement responds to reports of gunfire

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)- Police are responding to reports of shots fired. According to New Hanover County dispatch, they received 2 separate calls at 7th and Greenfield and in the Creekwood area. Few other

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Highlights from Week 2 of high school football

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

James Kenan and Wallace-Rose Hill lived up to their lofty and exciting billing Friday night.

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Police: Apartment, vehicle damaged in possible overnight shootout

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT)- Police are responding to reports of shots fired. According to New Hanover County dispatch, they received 2 separate calls at 7th and Greenfield and in the Creekwood area. Few other

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911 caller also witness who shot at Wilmington robbery suspect

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — WWAY has audio of the 911 call after a violent robbery off of Old Eastwood Road Thursday night.

Wilmington Police said a black male came up to a woman as she was leaving a business then started attacking her with a hammer.

A witness heard what was happening and yelled at the man and then shot at him with his gun. After that, he called 9-1-1.

“So, I run back in and she has a gun here in the office that I used,” the caller said.

“Did you shoot somebody or you just went and got the gun?” the 911 operator asked.

“No, I shot at him,” the caller said.

The suspect got away. The victim is in the hospital recovering. But, there’s no word on how she’s doing.

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