Police Update Shooting Near Kingswood Community Center

Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 4:53 p.m. in the 2300 block of Bowers Street.

Police located two gunshot victims – a 19-year-old male and a 20-year-old male – who were transported to the hospital in stable 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 Anthony Ford at (302) 576-3606.

Breaking Report

Wilmington – Just before 5:00 Saturday evening, rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department, Saint Francis, NCC Medics,  and Trooper 4 were dispatched to 2300 block of Bowers Street for reports of a shooting.

Early indications are that a total of four patients were located near the Kingswood Community Center.

At least two people have been shot, according to radio traffic. One person has suffered a medical condition. It’s unclear if the fourth patient was shot.

As crews responded to the incident, the on-scene commander ordered two helicopters to respond. It’s believed that neither was utilized.

This is a developing story.




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