Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  02/19/2013 3:20 pm


  • Unit block West 27th Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at 1:41 p.m.


  • Unknown


  • Black male, 18, of Wilmington, Delaware


Wilmington Police investigate a shooting that occurred on the unit block of West 27th Street.

Tuesday afternoon at 1:41 p.m., Wilmington Police responded to the unit block of West 27th Street in reference to a call for shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers were informed that the victim was being transported by a private vehicle. Officers were provided a description to the vehicle and the direction of travel. The vehicle was located entering Wilmington Hospital’s parking lot at which time police made contact with the victim who sustained gunshot wounds to his lower extremity.

The victim was transported from Wilmington Hospital to Christiana Hospital for treatment. The victim is listed in serious but stable condition

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Hall at (302) 576-3630.
  • 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.