Three kids shot in Wilmington included an 8-Year-Old boy

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An 8-Year-Old boy is among the victims in a Monday night shooting, that sent all three victims to the hospital in stable condition.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Three kids who were shot Monday night included an 8-Year-Old boy, Wilmington Police said in a news release. Police say the shooting occurred at approximately 6:59 p.m. in the 300 block of South Jackson Street. 

Patrol officers located three gunshot victims, an 8-year-old male, a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male, who were all transported to the hospital in stable condition after being treated on scene by EMS. 

Police did not release any other information and stated “The incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.”

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.

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