Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at approximately 10:44 a.m. in the 700 block of Jefferson Street.
Police located an 11-year-old female gunshot victim, who was 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 Kevin Murphy at (302) 576-3972.
You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org.
The Wilmington Police Department Victim Services Unit is available to provide support, information and referrals to those who are victims of crime, and can be reached at (302) 576-3622. Additionally, the WPD Youth Response Unit is available to provide free counseling and services to children and their families who have been exposed to potentially traumatizing events, and can be reached at (302) 576-3183.