Wilmington police investigating shooting near Creekwood

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington police are investigating a shooting.  It happened this evening on Stewart Circle near Creekwood.

One witness, Harry Hall, says the victim was a 16-year-old male. Hall says he was talking with the teen just minutes before the shooting happened.  Hall says the victim was shot in the leg.

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Police say the victim was taken to the hospital.  They would not comment on the victim’s age or injuries.

No word on any arrests.  We will keep you updated as we get more details.