Woman hospitalized after being shot in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The Wilmington Police Department is investigating after a woman was shot Tuesday night, leaving her in serious condition.

WPD says officers responded to a multiple-round ShotSpotter alert just after 9:30 p.m. in the area of North Liberty Court.

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When they arrived, WPD discovered 23-year-old Cerrica Patrice Jackson had been shot.

She was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say she was standing near a car speaking to other people when shots were fired.

Police say the suspect may be driving a silver Toyota Camry, which was seen leaving the area after the shooting.
This case is still under investigation.