Police investigating after man found shot in leg

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating after finding a man shot in the leg Wednesday night.

Around 9:06 p.m. an officer heard a gunshot and a Shot Spotter was sent in.

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A 36-year-old black man was found shot in the leg just above the knee in Brown’s Aly. The victim told police he was walking on Nixon Street when multiple suspects on a porch asked what he was doing in the area. He told them just passing through. That’s when he heard a gunshot and began running. He heard a second gunshot, which struck him in the leg.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are still investigating.

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