WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Wilmington Police say the first shooting happened at approximately 6:07p.m. in the 600 block of East 10th Street. Patrol officers located a 35-year-old male gunshot victim who arrived at a hospital in stable condition. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Kevin Murphy (302) 576-3972.
Five hours later another man was shot at approximately 11:23 p.m. in the 1100 block of B Street. Patrol officers located a 22-year-old male gunshot victim, who arrived at a hospital in stable condition. Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective John O’Connor at (302) 576-3619. You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org.
The last shooting in Wilmington was May 22, 2021 in the 800 block of North Pine Street where four people were shot, one critically. To date, there have now been 49 people shot in Wilmington, 11 fatally, according to Gun Violence Archive database. This is the most people shot this early in a year since 2017.
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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