- Associated Press - Thursday, April 30, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Gun violence erupted in a Wilmington neighborhood, killing one and wounding another.

The News Journal of Wilmington (https://delonline.us/1DB1Nvm ) reports 24-year-old Arteise Brown was killed Tuesday after being shot in the lower back. A police spokeswoman says Brown died shortly after she was taken to the hospital.

Brown is the 11th person killed by gunfire in the city this year and first female homicide victim.

The spokeswoman says a 19-year-old woman was shot in the upper part of her left leg. Her condition is unknown.

Police have released no description of the shooter or shooters and appealed for tips from witnesses or others who can identify them.


Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., https://www.delawareonline.com

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