The shooting of the two teenagers makes it the sixth shooting incident in Wilmington since Monday that has injured six and killed one.
WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting after two teenagers were shot and thankfully not seriously injured Wednesday night.
Police say the shooting happened around 5:45 p.m. in the 2900 block of North Madison Street in Wilmington.
According to police, officers arrived at the scene and found a 16-year-old female who had been struck by gunfire that rang out in the area. Police say she was was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
Officers also located a 12-year-old male gunshot victim who was not at the scene but, who arrived at the hospital in stable condition. It’s unknown how the teen arrived at the hospital or if someone took him there.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Derek Haines at (302) 576-3656. 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.