Police said they responded to a call of shots fired shortly after midnight on Wednesday night.
Once officer arrived at the 1600-block of East Plaza, they found man in his mid to late 20's had been shot and killed.
The man's name has not yet been released.
Police are still investigating.
If you have any information that may help them, you are asked to call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600. Information can also be given anonymously through Text-A-Tip. Text "Tip708," and the information, and send to 274637 (CRIMES).