Police Investigate a Shooting

Posted on  04/27/2013 1:45 am


  • 1200 block of West 3rd Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, April 26, 2013, approximately 8:00 p.m.


  • 25 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 20’s, 5’6”, light complexion, black clothing


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of West 3rd Street.

At approximately 8:00 p.m. police responded to West 3rd Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located a 25 year old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the left leg.

An initial investigation indicates that the victim was standing in the block when he was shot by the suspect. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance and is listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Kim Pfaff at (302) 576-3643.
  • 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.