Man And Woman Shot Friday Night In Wilmington

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital Friday evening.

Authorities said that at approximately 8:12 pm, on Friday, December 28, Wilmington Police Officers, on a call in the 600 block of W. 7th Street, heard gunshots in the area.

The officers responded to the scene where they located a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both patients were treated on scene and later transported to the hospital where they are listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detective Joran Merced at (302) 576-3637, or you may contact DELAWARE CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via their website:


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