Jacksonville Marine shot to death in Wilmington, police say

WILMINGTON, NC – Wilmington Police are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old Jacksonville Marine.

Police responded to the 200 block of North Front Street around 6:15 a.m.Sunday where they found Corporal Edwin Estrada had sustained fatal gunshot wounds.

Estrada, originally from Los Angeles, joined the Marine Corps in July 2014 and was promoted to Corporal July 2017.

Police said it is an isolated incident, and the investigation is still ongoing.

Estrada’s awards include the Good Conduct Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and National Defense Service Medal.

If you have any information about this incident, Wilmington police ask you call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3609.

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