Early Morning Homicide Victim Identified By Police

Wilmington Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of S. Franklin Street at approximately 1:36 this morning.
This is an on-going investigation.

The victim, identified as DWAYNE WRIGHT, 38-years old, of Wilmington succumbed to his injuries.

Wilmington Police responded to S. Franklin Street for a ‘shots fired’ complaint and found Wright suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers and medical personnel attempted life-saving measures, however, those efforts were unsuccessful.

A second male victim, 44-years old, responded to the hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. He is in good condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detective Mary Quinn at 302-576-3651.

Or you may contact DELAWARE CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via their website: delawarecrimestoppers.org

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