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Crime Stoppers offering reward for information regarding murder

Post Date:03/03/2017

WILMINGTON, NC – Crime Stoppers of the Lower Cape Fear is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the murderer of 29-year-old Roderick Demetrius Jinwright.

On August 10, 2016 at 6:15pm Wilmington Police received several calls and a shotspotter notification for gunfire in the 1200-block of Ann  St. When officers arrived they found Mr. Jinwright shot and lying in the grass. Emergency medical services performed life-saving measures and transported Mr. Jinwright to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he passed away from his injuries later that night.

Mr. Jinwright was shot during daylight hours and a large number of people were in the area at the time, but as of yet no one has come forward with information on Roderick’s death.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Crimestoppers at (800) 531-9845, Text-A-Tip by texting “CRIMES” and starting the text with “Tip708,” or call the Wilmington Police Department at 343-3609. All calls to Crimestoppers and texts to Text-A-Tip are anonymous.


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