WPD investigating shooting that sent two to the hospital Friday

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are investigating after a shooting that sent two people to the hospital.

A Wilmington Police Department spokeswoman said around 8 p.m. Friday, multiple calls came in about shots fired in the 1300 block of Buckingham Avenue.

Police said two people were shot, and both were taken to the hospital. One was grazed, and another was in surgery.

Our partners at the StarNews report New Hanover Regional Medical Center is just blocks from where the shooting happened. The hospital went into lockdown because of its close proximity.

WPD asks anyone with information to call them at (910) 343-3600, or anonymously submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at (910) 763-3888 or (800) 531-9845.

Categories: Local, New Hanover

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