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Wilmington Police investigate officer-involved shooting behind Kmart

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video Wilmington Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting. They are investigating behind the Kmart on S. College Rd. Full story...
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WPD officer on paid leave after Creekwood shooting

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videoA Wilmington Police detective is on paid administrative leave as the department reviews his involvement in a shooting that injured a New Hanover County Sheriff's detective yesterday in Creekwood. Full story...
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Reward offered for deputy shooting suspect; NHSO clarifies details

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videoInvestigators have released the name of the man wanted for shooting a deputy yesterday in Creekwood. Brandon Devone Smith is wanted for two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Full story...
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Deputy recovering after surgery, search for shooter continues

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after what the Sheriff's Office called "successful surgery" after he was shot today in Creekwood. Meanwhile, the search continues for the man who shot him. Full story...
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Sheriff promises to end violence after deputy shooting

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video For the first time in nearly a decade a New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty, and now Sheriff Ed McMahon is vowing to bring an end to the crime wave sweeping through the area. Full story...
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WHA still working on making communities like Creekwood safer

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority has been trying to figure out how to make its communities like Creekwood safer. Today showed there's still a ways to go in finding a solution. Full story...
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Creekwood residents say response to deputy shooting not same as other shootings

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videoCreekwood residents have not been strangers to the story of violence in their neighborhood. Today, many said they saw a much greater law enforcement response than usual. Full story...
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Shooting victim's brother says attackers caught on camera

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videoYellow tape surrounded the Columbus County home today where deputies say two men were shot and one died last night. The brother of the surviving victim, who was one of the first to arrive after the shooting, says he knows who did it and caught them on camera. Full story...
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No one hurt in afternoon shooting

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video Wilmington Police say around 3:30 p.m. ShotSpotter picked up multiple shots in the 500 block of S. 14th Street. That's just a few blocks from New Hanover High School. Full story...
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Deputies investigating murder near Tabor City

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The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has not yet provided any details from an autopsy conducted late this morning on Lee Travis Wright. Law Enforcement can now release, however, that Wright was apparently shot once in the chest. Full story...
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Town sues local business owner over guns on private property

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videoThe Town of Holly Ridge served Dorothy Royal owner of Surf City guns and ammo with a lawsuit Tuesday, saying she can no longer use firearms on her property. Full story...
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Police: Lilac Court murder victim shot to death

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videoA Wilmington man is dead after police say he was murdered in his home last night. Neighbors say the 51-year-old man moved into in the Village at Greenfield apartment complex within the past year and lived alone. Full story...
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Cease fire over, shots fired continue

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videoIt has been three months since community leaders and Wilmington Police joined forces to call for a cease fire after a rash of shootings and gang violence in the Port City. Now three men are behind bars for one of four shootings that happened over the weekend. Full story...
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Police find blood nearby after more shots fired in Creekwood overnight

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Wilmington police are investigating after getting more reports of shots fired overnight in the Creekwood community. Lieutenant Blanton says police were called to the area just before midnight, where he says they found blood near where the shots were fired. Full story...
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NCCU campus police kill gunman

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Police at North Carolina Central University in Durham say a gunman has been shot and killed near the southeast part of the campus. Full story...
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