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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington man is dead after leaving a party overnight.

Police have identified the victim as Drayshawn Dowd, 20.

Around 12:24 a.m. officers responded to a shots fired call in the 4400 block of McClelland, according to WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley. While officers were searching the area they received another call about a body in the front yard of 4410 McClelland Drive. That’s where they found Dowd in the bushes. They say the victim had been shot several times. He died at the hospital

Witnesses told police Dowd had been at a party in the area and got into a fight before leaving. His body was found a short time later.

Police say their investigation continues.

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2016 years 2 months ago

PLEASE PLEASE STOP! DRAY AND HIS FAMILY DESERVE PEACE. THE THINGS THAT THE IGNORANT INDIVIDUALS HAVE POSTED HERE ARE JUST THAT, THE WORDS OF IGNORANT INDIVIDUALS. THIS WON’T BRING BABY BOY BACK. I’M SO ANGRY AND HURT THAT THIS IS EVEN A NEWS STORY. DRAY LOST HIS LIFE FOR NO REASON. IT DIDN’T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY, YET NOBODY SAW FIT TO STOP AND REVALUATE THE SITUATION. THIS SO CALLED “STREET LIFE” THAT HE MAY HAVE TURNED TO IN HIS YOUNG ADULT AGE, WAS NOT HIM. IT WAS NOT HIS PERSONALITY AT ALL. ANYBODY THAT TRULY KNEW HIM KNOWS… Read more »

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