Police Investigate a Shooting

Posted on  11/04/2013 11:19 pm


  • Taylor and Bennett Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, November 4, 2013, approximately 5:49 p.m.


  • 18 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • None


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Taylor and Bennett Streets.

Officers responded to the area at approximately 5:49 p.m. Monday after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located a 18 year old male victim in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the hip. Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim as walking in the area when he heard gunshots and realized he was hit. The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Shane Sowden at (302) 576-3606.
  • 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.