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Shooting at Wilmington Nursing Home Leaves Two Dead

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say a shooting at a nursing home in Wilmington has left two people dead.

Police say an 82-year-old man and a 79-year-old woman were pronounced dead at the scene Saturday afternoon at ManorCare of Wilmington. A handgun was recovered at the scene.

Authorities have not said who the shooter was or released the names of the man or woman.

Police say the building was cleared, and there were no concerns about public safety.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.