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Troopers Investigating Shooting Incident – Wilmington

Date Posted: Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Wilmington (19803) – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred this afternoon.

The preliminary investigation has determined that on July 20, 2019 at approximately 1:12 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to ManorCare of Wilmington, located at 700 Foulk Road, for a report of a shooting.

It has been determined at this time that two victims have sustained gunshot wounds.  The building has been cleared and declared safe at this time.

There is no concern for public safety.  Motorist are asked to avoid the area at this time due to heavy police activity.

The investigation is in it’s early stages with further information being released as it becomes available.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@delaware.gov

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released:072019 1442


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