WPD searching for man involved in shooting


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police are looking for Roy Augusta Smith II, who they say was involved in a shooting Friday evening.

Police say the shooting took place outside the MLK Center at 401 S. 8th Street.

Callers said a male suspect shot into a vehicle as the vehicle was leaving the area. The victim drove himself to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the hip.

Police describe Smith as a black male, about 5’10 tall and 170 pounds. He has a tattoo on his right forearm that says “outlaw.”

WPD advises citizens not to approach Smith if they see him, but to call police at (910) 343-3609 or Text-a-Tip.

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