WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The State Bureau of Investigation is on the scene of a shooting, after Wilmington Police opened fire on three breaking and entering suspects.
It started at 5002 Lamp Post Circle. A person inside the home called 911 to report someone was breaking in. According to police, three black males kicked in the door and pointed a gun at the resident. The men then ran out the door and through a wooded area on Lullwater Drive.
Officers responding to the call spotted a gold Cadillac with three males fitting the description of the suspects. Police say the driver refused to stop and tried to run over the officers. Officers say that’s when police opened fire and hit one suspect in the leg. That suspect was treated at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.
He is in police custody with the other two suspects.