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Police investigating two shooting incidents in Wilmington Friday night

Wilmington Police are investigating two shooting incidents Friday night that has injured two people and bringing Wilmington’s gun violence tally to 7 shooting incidents this week.

WILMINGTON (DE): Police are investigating two shooting incidents that has injured two people Friday night.Police say one of the victims arrived at  a local hospital in stable condition and the other had to be transported.

Police say the first shooting happened at Wilmington Police say the shooting happened  just before 8:00 Pm. in the area of 24th and Carter Streets in Wilmington’s east side. Police say an 18-year-old man arrived at a local hospital with gunshot wounds, when police arrived at the hospital, the victim was listed in stable condition.

Police say anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Douglas Rivell at (302) 576-3633.

The second shooting happened at 29th & Washington Street just before 11:00 Friday night. That shooting injured a 26-year-old man. Police say he was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Joseph Wicks at (302) 576-3654.

This makes the seventh shooting incident since Monday that has injured two teens and five adults.

[su_box title=”Help Solve This Crime”]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[/su_box]

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