Police Investigate a Shooting

Posted on  07/21/2013 2:47 pm


  • 600 block West 27th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, July 20, 2013, approximately 9:38 p.m.


  • 23 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • None


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of West 27th Street.

At approximately 9:38 p.m. Saturday evening, officers responded to the block after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting.
Arriving officers located a 23 year old male victim inside a residence suffering from gunshot wounds to his left thigh, right ankle, and left cheek.

The victim is a convicted felon and was uncooperative with police.

The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in serious but stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Joseph Bucksner at (302) 576-3629.
  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.