Man Shot During Argument

Posted on  07/21/2013 3:03 pm


  • 300 block North Clayton Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Sunday, July 21, 2013, approximately 12:14 p.m.


  • 30 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 20’s, 5’3” to 5’5”, 130-150 lbs., grey tank top, khaki capris


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of North Clayton Street.

At approximately 12:14 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the block after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located a 30 year old male victim walking in the 600 block of North Clayton Street, suffering from a gunshot wound to his left calf.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim engaged in an argument with the suspect, a black male in his 20’ , 5’3” to 5’5”, 130-150 lbs., wearing a grey tank top and khaki capris. During the argument the suspect displayed a handgun and shot the victim. The victim was transported by police to Wilmington Hospital where he was treated and released.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Joseph Cooper at (302) 576-3634.
  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at