Teens Shot On N. Madison Street, Two In Hospital


Wilmington – Last night, July 26, 2017 at approximately 8;46 pm, Wilmington Police Officers responded to the area of 25th and N. Madison Streets in reference to a Shot Spotter notification of gunfire. First arriving officers were directed to a residence located in the 2400 block of N. Madison Street.

Inside of the residence the officer’s located two victims, a 16-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his left upper leg and a 18-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound to her lower right leg.

Both victims were treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to the Christiana Hospital Emergency Room in stable condition.

A shooting scene was located in the 2400 Block of N. Madison Street.

Trooper 4 was alerted to the shooting but was not utilized.

Breaking Alert From Last Night

Wilmington – Wilmington Police, along with fire crews, New Castle County Paramedics and Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) are rushing to the scene of a shooting on North Madison Street in Wilmington. Reports indicate that two people have been shot.


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