WILMINGTON (DE): Wilmington Police have had a busy night. So far tonight police have been called to two shooting incidents. Both of the victims are 18 or younger. Sadly, one of them have died and the other is in stable condition.
Around 7:00 p.m., police was called to the 500 block of North Pine Street for a report of a shooting. At the scene, police located a 17-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Wilmington Police have identified the teen as 17-year-old Olleir Henry.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Steven Bender at (302) 576-3621.
Then almost an hour later just before 8:00 p.m., police was called to investigate another shooting in the 1000 block of West 7th Street. Police say an 18-year-old male gunshot victim arrived at a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Anthony Ford at (302) 576-3606.
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You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org.
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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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