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26-Year-Old Shot Several Times in Wilmington Dies

A 26-year-old man found shot from several gunshot wounds in Wilmington has died.

The Wilmington Police Department says the man was shot in his upper torso and abdominal area Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of East 17th Street. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The man later died. His identity has not been released.

Homicide detectives are investigating. No arrests have been made.

The News Journal reports that it was the city's 11th shooting with injuries this year, including six deaths. The shooting came after an especially violent weekend during which seven people were shot in a 48-hour period. Two of those victims died.

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