Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  08/30/2013 8:42 am

Location:

  • 200 block of West 25th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, August 29, 2013, at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Victim(s):

  • 45 year old of Wilmington, Delaware

Suspect(s)/Description:

  • Unknown

Summary:

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of West 25th Street.

Thursday evening at approximately 11:30 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the area of 25th and North Washington Streets in reference to a 911 call for shots fired. Upon arrival, uniformed officers located the 45 year old victim in the 2500 block of North Washington Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the left side of his body. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

Initial investigations suggest the victim was walking in the 200 block of West 25th Street when an unknown subject began shooting. The victim realized he was shot after he ran to the 2500 block of North Washington Street. The victim could not provide any suspect information.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Patrick Conner at (302) 576-3630.
  • 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.