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Man Shot In The Back In Critical

Wilmington – On Monday May 15, 2017 at approximately 4:10 pm, Uniform Services Division officer’s responded to the area of the 500 block of Sherman Street regarding a shots fired complaint.

Arriving officer’s located a male victim, approximately 25-30 years of age down in the block suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to his back. The victim was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to the Christiana Hospital Emergency Emergency Room in critical condition.

This investigation is in the preliminary stages and ongoing. Updates will be provided as available. Anyone with information relative to this shooting incident is asked to call Detective Justin Kreysa at 302-576-3646.

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