Police Identify Teen Gunned Down In Wilmington Thursday

Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at approximately 1:20 p.m. Thursday morning in the area of 4th and Harrison Streets.

Police said they located an 18-year-old  Nyden Holmes suffering from gunshots. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Residents tell FSU that they heard a number of shots shortly before police arrived on scene. Residents also reported that the victim was a young African American male.

This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brian Conkey (302) 576-3660.

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