Man, 24, killed in Friday night shooting in Wilmington


Jeanne Kuang,

A 24-year-old man was shot and killed Friday night in Wilmington's East Side neighborhood, police said.

Wilmington police said the man was shot at about 11:15 p.m. on the 900 block of Bennett Street.

He died after being taken to the hospital. 

Police released no further details.

It was the third shooting in the city this week, and the second on the East Side. It was also the second homicide this week. 

Kelly Roberts, 43, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Kevin Ramos early Wednesday morning.

A 32-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in Southbridge on Tuesday. A 37-year-old man was shot Thursday night on the 500 block of E. Third St.

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