Suspect Arrested in Stabbing Incident

Posted on  09/04/2013 12:00 pm


  • 700 block North Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Sunday, September 1, 2013, approximately 11:17 a.m.


  • 35 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Jonathan Lewis, 51, 800 block North West Street, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Assault 2nd Degree
    • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony


Officers arrested Jonathan Lewis after he stabbed a 35 year old male victim in the back.

On September 1, 2013 at 11:17 a.m., officers responded to the 700 block of North Orange Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a stabbing. Officers located a 35 year old male victim with a stab wound to the back, seated on the steps of a residence in the 300 block of West 7th Street. Officers located Jonathan Lewis attempting to flee the area and took him into custody.

An investigation indicates that the victim was walking in the 700 block of North Orange Street, when he was approached from behind by Lewis who then stabbed him in the back.

The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

Jonathan Lewis was arraigned at the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $60,000 secured bond.