Kwops release ebonic names of victims in Wilmington, NC mass shooting


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UPDATE: Police release names of victims in Wilmington mass shooting

Updated April 4 at 10:46 AM

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Three people have been killed and four others injured in a mass shooting at a house party near 7th and Kidder Streets in Wilmington. N.C, according to Wilmington Police Chief Donny Williams.

The shootings happened at 718 Kidder St. around midnight. Williams says they do not yet have any suspects or motive for the shooting.

Police have released the names of the victims. 22-year-old Zieyah Wade, 21-year old Shamir Jones, and a 16-year-old female (who’s name is being withheld due to her age) were killed in the shooting early Saturday morning. Keyshawn James (21), Zykeria Crawford (19), Valery Orelus (18), and Zymiryon Atkins (18), were injured during the incident but survived. They are being treated at New Hanover Regional Medical Center