Four Children Suffer Wounds in Wilmington Shooting

Jun 15, 2016

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police in Wilmington say three boys and a girl ranging in age from 12 to 16 have been injured in a shooting.

Police said in a statement that officers responding to a report of shots fired Tuesday night near Elm and South Van Buren streets found a 16-year-old boy shot in the legs and arm. Police say a 15-year-old boy was found a block away shot in the hand, abdomen and leg and a 13-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy were found shot in a nearby home.

Police say all four were taken to hospitals. They say the 15-year-old is in critical condition, but other children's conditions are described as stable.

Police say a man thought to have a graze wound was not injured.

Police say there's no suspect information available.