Man Shot During Robbery Attempt

Posted on  03/05/2014 1:29 pm


  • 700 block of North Pine Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at approximately 9:20 p.m.


  • 35 year old male, 2800 block North Harrison Street, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, thin build, dark clothing


Police are investigating after a 35 year old male was shot during a robbery attempt in the 700 block of North Pine Street last night.

At approximately 9:20 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of North Pine Street after receiving a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting. Officers located a 35 year old male in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to the ankle.

Preliminary investigation suggests that the victim was standing next to his vehicle in the 700 block of North Pine Street when a suspect approached and attempted to rob him. The victim attempted to flee and the suspect fired a handgun multiple times striking the victim in the ankle.

The suspect is described as a thinly built Black male wearing dark clothing.

The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Cecilia Ashe at (302) 576-3649.
  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line @ 302.576.3990
  • Crime Stoppers @ 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at