Women struck by gunfire in Wilmington


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Two women were struck by bullets in an exchange of gunfire between two men in Wilmington, Del., on Monday night.

The double shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the 600 block of West Sixth Street, DelawareOnline.com reports.

The victims were sitting on the front porch of a row home when they were stuck by bullets. A 47-year-old woman was shot in her left thigh, and a 29-year-old woman was struck in her right buttock.

Each victim was in stable condition after being treated at Christiana Hospital.

One resident told DelawareOnline.com she heard 10 to 12 gunshots. She believed the gunfire started at Helen Chambers Park and continued up Sixth Street.


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