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Three shot overnight in Wilmington; two in critical condition

Police located a 27-year-old female gunshot victim, a 42-year-old male gunshot victim, and a 19-year-old male gunshot victim.

Wilmington (DE): Three people were short on Vandever Avenue in Wilmington Thursday night according to Wilmington Police.

Police say the shooting occurred just before 4:00 Am in the 900 block of Vandever Avenue.

According to police spokesman Dave Karas, “Police located a 27-year-old female gunshot victim, a 42-year-old male gunshot victim, and a 19-year-old male gunshot victim. The three victims were transported to the hospital for treatment;  the female victim was listed in critical condition and the male victims were listed in stable condition.”

This makes the 5th person that has been shot over a 12 hour period.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Douglas Rivell at (302) 576-3633. You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at ‪1-800-TIP-3333 or ‪delawarecrimestoppers.org.

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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