Police Identify Two Men Gunned Down In Wilmington On Friday

The two men that were shot and killed Friday morning in Wilmington have been identified as 24-year-old Dwayne Britt and 26-year-old Kenneth Hamilton.


Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred at approximately 10:34 a.m. at 5th and Monroe Streets.

Police located two gunshot victims – a 24-year-old male and a 26-year-old male – who were transported to the hospital where they later succumbed to their injuries.

This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective William Ball at (302) 576-3962.

Breaking Report

Wilmington – Rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department, New Castle County Medics and Wilmington Police have responded to 5th and Monroe Streets for reports of a shooting.

Reports from the scene indicate that two people have been shot multiple times. Both patients have suffered serious injuries and are being prepped for transport.

Additional details will be provided shortly.


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