Police Investigate Shooting

Posted on  06/22/2013 10:13 am


  • Taylor and North Bennett Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, June 22, 2013, approximately 4:00 a.m.


  • 35-year-old male, Wilmington, Delaware
  • 31-year-old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Unknown


Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Taylor and North Bennett Streets early this morning.

At approximately 4:00 a.m. officers responded to Wilmington Hospital after receiving a call reporting that two shooting victims had arrived seeking treatment. Arriving officers located a 35-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the right shin, and a 31-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to his buttocks and groin area.

An initial investigation indicates that the incident may have occurred in the area of Taylor and North Bennett Streets. There is no suspect information. The victims were transferred to Christiana Hospital by ambulance and are listed in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Peter Leccia at (302) 576-3647.
  • 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.