Wilmington police believe the shooting of an 11-year-old girl in the city this past week happened accidentally.

The girl was shot Thursday night in the 800 block of North Church Street, police said.

The investigation into the incident is continuing, and police are asking anyone with information to call Detective John O’Connor at (302) 576.3619.

You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333 or