Two children are the latest gun violence victims over the 4th of July weekend

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Two children are the latest gun violence victims over the 4th of July weekend, Wilmington police said

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 12:19 a.m., in the 2300 block of North Pine Street. 

Police located a 6-year-old male gunshot victim and a 7-year-old male gunshot victim, who arrived at the hospital in stable condition.

Police say the incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Danielle Moore at (302) 576-3667.  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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