16-year-old charged in shooting of teenage girl in Wilmington

Wilmington Police car. (Photo: WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police have made an arrest in the shooting of a 14-year-old girl.

The suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was arrested on August 5. Police say they can not release his name because he’s a juvenile.

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The teenage girl was shot just before 11 p.m. on August 1 near S. 10th St and Queen St.

The 14-year-old was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. She has since been released.