One dead, another hurt in gun fight on Carolina Beach Road


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police says one person is dead and another is injured following a gun fight between two cars along Carolina Beach Road Thursday afternoon.

According to the police, officers responded around 1:10 p.m. in the 4400 block of Carolina Beach Road to a shooting.

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When they arrived, police say one of the cars ran off the side of the road and came to a stop at the entrance to Meridian at Fairfield Park Apartments.

Police say three people were inside that car. One was killed in the incident, one was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and the other was taken by police for questioning, according to WPD.

The second car took off before officers arrived to the scene, WPD says.

No suspect(s) information was released by police.

The shooting caused a portion of Carolina Beach Road to closed, causing major traffic jams in the area. It has since reopened.

Current view of traffic.

If you know any information, call 911.