UPDATE: Two teens struck by gunfire in Wilm. double shooting

By Tom Lehman 8:29pm, September 25, 2013 - Updated 1:38am, September 26, 2013
Two teens from Wilmington were hospitalized Wednesday after police say they were struck by gunfire during a double shooting.

It happened around 7:40 p.m. in the area of W. 2nd and Franklin Streets.

Police say a 17-year-old boy was shot in his left shoulder and a 12-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to her buttocks.

Although it's not known if the victims were the intended target of the gunfire, police believe shots were fired from the area of Pleasant and N. Franklin Streets.

Both victims, who police say are unrelated, were taken to Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children and were last listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information can call Det. Peter Leccia at (302) 576-3647 or the Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.

Tips can also be submitted to Delaware CrimeStoppers at 1(800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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