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Mother and child killed in Wilmington attack

Posted September 27, 2015 7:13 p.m. EDT
Updated September 28, 2015 5:29 a.m. EDT

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— Police say a man has been arrested after a woman and child were killed outside an apartment in Wilmington.

Authorities told local media outlets that another woman and child were injured in the attack around 6:30 a.m. Sunday and taken to the hospital.

The names of the 35-year-old mother and the 1-year-old girl killed inside a car have not been released.

Police say they arrested the man, and he threw a gun as they asked him to show his hands.

The suspect's name has not been released.

Investigators are trying to figure out why the man attacked the woman and children.