Shootings Leave Several Wounded Monday, Death Toll Unclear

Wilmington Police were dispatched to three separate shootings late Monday.

At approximately 7:06 police were called to the 600 block of North Monroe Street where they located a 32-year-old male gunshot victim. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Police also located a 33-year-old male gunshot victim who arrived at the hospital in stable condition.

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At around 8:30 rescue crews responded to the 1100 block of West 2nd Street for reports that four people were shot. That incident turned into a barricaded subject incident. At around 10:00 tactical officers entered the home and brought the incident to a close. Police have not released information on injuries or arrests. It’s believed that at least one child was transported to the hospital.

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While police and rescue crews were dealing with the barricaded subject incident another shooting occurred at 24th and Jessup Streets at around 10:00. That victim was listed in critical condition at the time of transport.

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