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Event gives kids firsthand look at gun violence

Wilmington Police said youth gun violence is slowly on the rise, so they decided to do something about it.

Renewed calls to stop gun violence as toddlers among recent victims

It was a deadly weekend, with gun violence rocking three major cities: Chicago, Detroit and Philadelphia.

Search on for suspects in Pa. shooting that left 5 dead

Police are searching for at least two suspects in a shooting at a backyard party that left five people dead and three wounded in suburban Pittsburgh.

ShotSpotter report: Wilmington sees reduction in gun crime

A new report shows gun crime in Wilmington has been reduced. According to a new ShotSpotter Gunfire Index reported that Wilmington has seen a 2% reduction in gun crime.

Congregations across SC taking part in event on gun violence

An estimated 1,300 congregations across South Carolina are participating this weekend in Stand-Up Sunday to focus on gun violence in the wake of last year's shootings at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

Community members remember victims of gun violence

Folks in the community came out tonight to remember victims of gun violence at Bailey Theatre Park in downtown Wilmington.

City presents report on how to reduce youth gun violence

As investigators look into why the student brought a gun to school, coincidentally community members talked gun violence Thursday night.

Winnabow man charged with assault, firing gun at school bus stop

A Winnabow man is facing charges for firing a gun and assaulting a female with the gun at a Town Creek Elementary bus stop.

WPD investigating three separate shootings over the weekend

videoThree separate reports of shots fired into personal property over the weekend, two Saturday morning and one early Sunday morning, add to the list of recent investigations for police.

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