Police investigating double shooting that injured two Wilmington men

Police are investigating a double shooting in Wilmington that injured two men in the Hilltop neighborhood.

Wilmington (DE): Wilmington Police say they located a 47-year-old male gunshot victim in the 100 block of North Franklin Street just before midnight Tuesday.

The unidentified victim was transported to a local hospital. It is unknown what his condition was at the time of his transport but according to police spokesman David Karas, officers then located a 44-year-old male gunshot victim who arrived at the hospital. Karas says that victim was in stable condition.

It’s unknown if the two victims are related to the same shooting scene or if there are two separate scenes.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Joseph Wicks at (302) 576-3654. 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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