19-Year-Old stable after being shot in Hedgeville Neighborhood Tuesday night

Since the start of July, four people have been injured and one person has died as a result of gun violence in Wilmington.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Wilmington Police are investigating shooting that injured a 19-Year-Old man Tuesday night in the Hedgeville Neighborhood.

Police said the shooting happened around 8:00 p.m. in the 1300 block of Read Street.

Patrol officers responded to a local hospital where they located the 19-year-old victim, who arrived there in stable condition.

There’s no other details about the shooting and police say the incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

If you have any information about this incident, police is encouraging you to contact Detective Joran Merced at (302) 576-3637. You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org.

Since the start of July, four people have been injured and one person has died as a result of gun violence in Wilmington.

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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