Officers Found Two Men Shot In Broad Daylight Monday Afternoon

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred just after 1:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of West 2nd Street.

Officials said officers located two male gunshot victims, who were both transported to the hospital for treatment. One of the victims, a 48-year-old male, is listed in stable condition. The second victim, a 31-year-old male, is listed in critical condition.

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

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Steven Bender at (302) 576-3621.

Breaking Report

Wilmington – At around 1:30 this afternoon rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department along with New Castle County Medics and  Wilmington Police responded to the 100 block of North Scott Street for reports of a shooting.

Radio traffic indicates that two separate medic units were dispatched to for a total of two patients.

One patient is currently en route to the trauma center reportedly suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

This is a developing story.



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