UPDATE: Police Investigating Death Of Man Near Boardwalk

UPDATE: Police Investigating Death Of Man Near Boardwalk

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By / Local News / Wednesday, 09 September 2020 16:52

By WILLARD KILLOUGH III
Managing Editor

CAROLINA BEACH - The Carolina Beach Police Department is investigating the death of a man that occurred on September 4th shortly before 2:AM near the downtown Boardwalk area at 1 Harper Avenue.

According to Detective Scott Hettinger, someone called 911 and advised, "There was an unconscious male and people providing life-saving measures in the parking lot. Arriving officers observed a gunshot wound to the unconscious person. Emergency personnel continued life-saving measures and the male was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries."

Police are investigating the incident and indicated there was no threat to the public.

Police located next of kin to inform them of the death.

On September 8th, Hettinger explained, "The Carolina Beach Police Department has identified the deceased male in this incident as Devan James Massey, a 27 year old male from Pisgah Forest, N.C. The incident is still under investigation and no additional information is available."
Police are awaiting a determination from the medical examiner.

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