Officers responded to the 800 block of W. 5th Street around 11:18 p.m. and found evidence of a reported shooting but couldn't locate a victim.
Police say a man who had been shot in the chin then turned up at Wilmington Hospital.
Two men began shooting at the victim while he was in his car, police say. He then drove himself to the hospital.
The suspects were described as wearing dark-colored clothing.
Anyone with information can call Wilmington Police or CrimeStoppers.
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