Police investigating shooting at Wilmington convenience store

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Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Friday evening at Prince Mini-Mart, 3002 Princess Place Drive.
Wilmington police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Friday evening at Prince Mini-Mart, 3002 Princess Place Drive.

The Wilmington Police Department is investigating a shooting inside a Wilmington convenience store that left one person in the hospital Friday evening.

Police responded to reports of a shooting around 7:30 p.m. Friday at Prince Mini-Mart, 3002 Princess Place Drive. Officers were told when they arrived one person had been shot and was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle.

Injuries sustained by the victim appeared to be non-life-threatening, according to a news release from the department.

Police also identified damage inside the store from the shooting. The police conducting a criminal investigation of the incident, according to the news release.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Wilmington Police at 910-343-3609. People can also send tips by texting WPDNC to 847411 or through the Tip 411 app.

Reporter Sydney Hoover can be reached at 910-343-2339 or shoover@gannett.com.

This article originally appeared on Wilmington StarNews: Wilmington Police investigating Friday shooting at convenience store

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