- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 19, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police say a 15-year-old boy has died after being shot in Wilmington.

Police said in a statement Tuesday that officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of 11th and Bennett streets just before midnight Monday found the boy suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso.

New Castle County paramedics treated the boy on the scene and he was taken to Christiana Hospital, where police say the boy was pronounced dead.

Police say the investigation remains active and ongoing.


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