Police Investigate an Attempted Burglary, Shooting

Posted on  02/04/2013 2:22 pm


  • Unit block West 24th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, February 4, 2013, approximately 12:52 p.m.


  • Black male, 29, of Wilmington, Delaware


  • S1 - Black male, wearing all black, mask
  • S2 - Black male, wearing all black, mask


Police responded to the unit block of West 24th Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim who sustained a gunshot wound to his chest. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance for treatment where he is listed in stable condition.

The investigation revealed two suspects, both described as black males, wearing a mask, and all black clothing, entered the residence attempting to remove items. When confronted, a suspect shot the victim and fled southbound on North Tatnall Street out of sight.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • 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.