Wilmington police investigate after 2 people shot

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a shooting early Saturday morning.

According to New Hanover County Communications, it happened around 2:35 a.m. at the Ramada Inn near the 5000 block of Market Street.

When officers arrived to the scene, they found no victims but shell casings were found on the ground.

Police were notified while on the scene that one person had been transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

While heading to NHRMC, they were then notified another victim had been located on the 700 block of 8th St.; the victim was then transported by EMS to the hospital.

As of now, there are no suspects or motives for the shooting.

There is no word on the status of the two victims who were taken to the hospital.

WPD is asking for anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at 910-343-3609, or send info to Text-A-Tip.

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