One dead in early morning shooting on North 30th Street

Shooting background (Photo: MGN Online)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police responded to a shooting on Friday Morning that left one man dead.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, it happened around 6:37 a.m. in the 900 block of N. 30th street.

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When police arrived, they reportedly found a 45-year-old man dead lying on the sidewalk. EMS arrived and transported the body due to a crowd of onlookers that was forming in the area.

This case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609 or use for anonymous methods.

According to WPD, this is the city’s 12th homicide of the year. Last year, there were six homicides as of this date.