Police Investigate a Shooting

Posted on  04/28/2013 6:50 pm


  • 2600 block of North Claymont Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, April 28, 2013, approximately 3:20 p.m.


  • 31 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • None


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2600 block of North Claymont Street.

At approximately 3:20 p.m. officers responded to the 2600 block of North Claymont Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located a 31 year old male victim in the street suffering from gunshot wounds to both legs and the abdomen.

An initial investigation indicates that the victim was walking in the block when he was struck by gunfire from unknown suspects. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance and is listed in critical but stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Joran Merced at (302) 576-3637.
  • 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.