Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  02/24/2013 10:08 pm

Location:

  • East 24th and North Pine Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Sunday, February 24, 2013, approximately 3:15 p.m.

Victim:

  • 20 year old male, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Suspect:

  • Black male, 5’6”-5’7”, dark complexion

Summary:

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of East 24th and North Pine Streets Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 3:15 p.m. police received a 911 call reporting shots fired in the area of East 24th and North Pine Streets. Several minutes later the 20 year old victim arrived at St. Francis Hospital via a personal vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the face.

An initial investigation indicates that the victim was driving in the area of East 24th and North Pine Streets when a black male 5’6”-5’7”, with a dark complexion, approached the vehicle and began firing at him with a handgun.

The victim was transferred to Christiana Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Patrick Connor 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.