Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  06/12/2013 8:39 am


  • 600 block North West Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2013, approximately 1:24 a.m.


  • 24-year-old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Black male, 5’9”- 5’10”, slim build, 25-26, gray t-shirt, dark jeans


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 600 block of North West Street.

At approximately 1:24 a.m. officers responded to the 600 block of North West Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located a 24 year old male victim in the street suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. An initial investigation indicates that the victim was walking in the block when the suspect, described as a 25 to 26 year old slim built black male, 5’9”- 5’10”, wearing a gray t-shirt, and dark jeans, approached and began shooting at him. The suspect then fled the area.

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 Shane Sowden at (302) 576-3606.
  • 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.