Officer-involved shooting in Wilmington
8/14/14– Two Wilmington Police officers are safe after investigators say they were almost hit by a car.
It happened this morning in the parking lot of the Marriott on Eastwood Road.
A guest said they saw someone trying to break-into cars.
When police arrived and observed the suspect–the man jumped in his car and fled–almost hitting the officers.
One officer was able to fire several shots at the vehicle–but they’re not sure if the suspect was hit.
The suspect is described as a white male 5’11” with a medium to heavy build. Police say he was wearing a tan hat and wig that he discarded at the scene.
So far, police have not decribed the suspect’s vehicle.