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 www.tipsubmit.com