Police investigating shooting death of 27-year-old Wilmington man Monday night

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Responding officers located a 27-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

WILMINGTON (DE): Wilmington Police are investigating another shooting death and it doesn’t look like there will be a cease fire to the gun violence that has plaque the city over the past several days.

Police say the shooting occurred just before 9:00 p.m. Monday in the area of Vandever and Locust steet.

Responding officers located a 27-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Tuesday, police identified him as 27-year-old Damar Smith.

It’s unknown what has caused the uptick in gun violence over the past several days. The uptick in violence started Saturday when one person was killed and three others were injured in three separate shooting incidents that stretched across the city.

On Sunday, the shootings slowed down but didn’t give up as one person was killed in yet another shooting incident in the 1700 block of Tulip Street.

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Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brianna Rodrigues at (302) 576-3971.
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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