23-year-old man shot to death in Wilmington

Wilmington police investigate fatal shooting on South Van Buren Street in Hedgeville neighborhood. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (7/29/2017) A 23-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting in Wilmington on Friday, city police said.

The shooting was reported at 1:22 p.m. in the 700 block of S. Van Buren St.

The victim, wounded in his upper torso, was treated by New Castle County paramedics and taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton, where he was pronounced dead.

Police asked anyone with information to call Detective Mackenzie Kirlin at 302-576-3653 or test tips to NIXLE at 888777.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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