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WPD investigating dozen shots fired into home


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington Police are investigating after someone shot into a home Tuesday night.

Police spokeswoman Linda Rawley says at 9 p.m., ShotSpotter picked up shots fired in the 800 block of Queen St. According to Rawley, investigators say it appeared someone stood behind 805 Queen St. and shot into the rear bedroom of 803 Queen. Rawley says about 12 round were fired. She says police found some shell casings at the scene.

According to New Hanover County Dispatch, it appears no one was hurt, but there was some property damage.

Police and the SABLE helicopter searched the area.

Rawley says during the investigation an officer saw a white van turn off 9th St. onto Dawson St. Rawley says when the van turned onto 10th St. two passengers got off and ran out. It is unclear at this time how the van may be connected to the shooting.

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Good thing chief says crime is down. Now if the thugs got the message.