Two shooting incidents, Three shot, 1 dead within three days in same Wilmington neighborhood
WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Just three days ago, a 19-Year-Old was shot and killed and a 23-Year-Old was injured during a shooting that occurred just blocks away, and now police say they are investigating yet another shooting that injured a 37-Year-Old man.
Police say the Tuesday night shooting occurred around 9:30 p.m. in area of Pleasant and Van Buren Streets. Patrol officers located the 37-year-old victim at a local area hospital. The victim is in stable condition police say.
This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brendan Wham at (302) 576-3661. 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.