Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  09/03/2013 9:22 pm


  • 800 block of Vandever Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Monday, September 2, 2013, at approximately 5:10 p.m.


  • Black female, of Wilmington, Delaware
  • Black female, of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Unknown


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 800 block of Vandever Avenue.

Monday afternoon at approximately 5:10 p.m., uniformed officers responded to the 800 block of Vandever Avenue in reference to shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival, uniformed officers were informed that two females suffering from gunshot wounds arrived at Wilmington Hospital by personal vehicle. One victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance from Wilmington Hospital due to a gunshot wound to her back and the other victim remained at Wilmington Hospital for treatment to a graze wound to her left leg. Both victims are listed in good condition.

Initial investigations suggest the victims were sitting inside of their vehicle in the 800 block of Vandever Avenue when an unknown suspect began shooting. The victims could not provide any suspect information.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Kecia Rosado at (302) 576-3667.
  • 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.