Police Investigate Shooting
Posted on 02/24/2013 10:08 pm
- East 24th and North Pine Streets, Wilmington, Delaware
Date of Occurrence:
- Sunday, February 24, 2013, approximately 3:15 p.m.
- 20 year old male, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Black male, 5’6”-5’7”, dark complexion
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.