Late Friday morning shooting leaves teen in stable condition

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Patrol officers who arrived on the scene located the teen who was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Wilmington Police are investigating after officers found a 17-Year-Old Wilmington boy suffering from gunshot wounds late Friday morning.

Police say the shooting occurred at approximately 10:57 a.m., in the 100 block of West 26th Street. Patrol officers located the teen who had been shot. Police say the teen was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition.

Police released no other information and stated the incident remains under investigation and are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Anthony Ford at (302) 576-3606.  You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or

 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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