Wilmington police investigating deadly weekend shooting

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Wilmington Police car. (Photo: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —  Police are investigating an overnight homicide that left one Wilmington man dead.

Around 11:30 Saturday night, Wilmington Police responded to the 1000 block of Ann Street in reference to a gunshot.

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When they arrived they found 44-year-old Michael Neil Carr who had been shot, and was laying on the ground by a white Chevy Blazer that had struck a utility pole.

Police were able to determine that the actual shooting happened in the 200 block of Gores Row while Carr was driving the car and then crashed into the pole.

Carr was transported to NHRMC and pronounced dead at the hospital.