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Wilmington Police respond to shots fired, bust suspect on drug charges

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Officers with the Wilmington Police Department busted a female suspect on drug charges after responding to reports of shots fired on Metting Road late Sunday night.

The incident all started when the WPD received reports of shots fired on Metting Road just before midnight on Sunday. While police were responding, they found a car at North 23rd Street matching the description of the one in the report.

Officers pulled over the vehicle, which had two occupants, and noticed a strong smell of marijuana coming from inside. 

Police arrested the female occupant after finding10 empty heroin bags

When officers arrived at Metting Road, the found shell casings around another vehicle. While continuing their investigation, police found a bindle of heroin, drug paraphernalia, and a box of ammo inside another car. 

The bindle of heroin officers found matched the packaging of the empty heroin bags found on the female suspect.

The Wilmington Police Department is still investigating.

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