Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  09/07/2013 10:50 am


  • 8th and North Adams Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date/Time of Occurrence:

  • Friday, September 6, 2013, at approximately 10:23 p.m.


  • 21 year old male of Wilmington, Delaware


  • Unknown


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at 8th and North Adams Streets.

Friday evening at approximately 10:23 p.m., uniformed officers responded to Wilmington Hospital in reference to a subject seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. The initial investigation suggests the 21 year old victim was walking in the area of 8th and North Adams Streets when he heard three to four gunshots. After running away from the area, the victim felt pain in his right thigh and realized he was shot. He was then transported to Wilmington Hospital by personal vehicle where he is listed in stable condition. The victim could not provide any suspect information.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Don Palmatary at (302) 576-3654.
  • 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.