One person injured, another grazed by bullet in midday shooting

WILMINGTON –– A fight among a group of minors resulted in two people being shot, with one person grazed by a bullet.

Another person was shot in the leg and is being treated in the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The altercation occured near 15th and Church streets midday Tuesday. Several vehicles were hit with bullets.

The groups involved know one another and it is an “isolated incident,” according to a WPD press release. The release did not say whether gang activity is involved.

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