Two shot, one dies in Wilmington shooting

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One man has died as a result of yet another gun violence incident on the west side of the city in Wilmington.

WILMINGTON (DE): Wilmington Police are now investigating a homicide that was the result of yet another gun violence incident in the city’s west side.

According to officials with the Wilmington Police Department, a 19 and 20 year old was found with gunshot wounds by arriving officers in the 2300 block of Washington street around 4:00 Pm.

Police say, the 19-year-old was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. Around 10:00 Pm., police announced that he has since died from his injuries.

The 20-year-old was also transported to an area hospital and was listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Justin Kane (302)576-3961. You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or

The Wilmington Police Department Victim Services Unit is available to provide support, information and referrals to those who are victims of crime, and can be reached at (302) 576-3622. Additionally, the WPD Youth Response Unit is available to provide free counseling and services to children and their families who have been exposed to potentially traumatizing events, and can be reached at (302) 576-3183.


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