Suspect Charged in Connection with W. 3rd Street Shooting

Posted on  05/01/2013 4:03 pm


  • 500 North King Street, Wilmington, Delaware (New Castle County Courthouse)

Date of Occurrence:

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2013


  • Shaquille Campbell, 18, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Assault 1st
    • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited


Investigators have made an arrest in the April 26th shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of West 3rd Street.

At approximately 8:00 p.m. that evening police responded to West 3rd Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Through investigative techniques officers determined that Shaquille Campbell shot the victim once in the leg with a handgun.

Campbell was taken into custody this morning at the New Castle County Courthouse. He was at the courthouse for a court appearance for an unrelated charge for which he was out on bail. Campbell is a convicted felon, level 2 probationer, and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Campbell is being held at Wilmington Police Headquarters pending arraignment.