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Two homes and one vehicle hit by gunfire

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Officials with the Wilmington Police Department said two homes and a vehicle were hit by gunfire early Wednesday morning. Officials with the Wilmington Police Department said two homes and a vehicle were hit by gunfire early Wednesday morning.
Officials said Shot Spotter and neighbors alarmed police of the shots fired shortly before 12:30 a.m. Officials said Shot Spotter and neighbors alarmed police of the shots fired shortly before 12:30 a.m.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officials with the Wilmington Police Department said two homes and a vehicle were hit by gunfire early Wednesday morning.

According to Lt. Blanton of WPD, multiple shell casings were found in the area of 14th and Norman Streets, near Nun Street. Blanton said14th & Nun was blocked off while police investigate.

Officials said Shot Spotter and neighbors alarmed police of the shots fired shortly before 12:30 a.m.

Blanton said multiple shell casings were found along the street. Two houses and a vehicle were hit by bullets, but no one was reportedly shot.

According to officials at the scene, CSI is handling investigative work on scene. 

No other details have been released at this time. Check back for more information as it becomes available.

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