Mysterious Details In Latest Wilmington Shooting

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On May 22, 2017 at approximately 10:38 a.m., Wilmington Police officer’s responded to a residence located in the 400 block of W. 7th Street in reference to a shooting investigation. Arriving officer’s located a 35-year-old male suffering from an apparent gunshot to his torso area, according to police.

Officials said the victim was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to the Christiana Hospital Emergency Room in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation indicated that the shooting is alleged to have occurred in the area of W. 6th and N. West Street, however no shooting scene could be located, no Shot Spotter notification was received and no additional calls of shots fired in the area were received, according to authorities.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Anyone with information relative to this shooting incident is asked to call Detective Joran Merced at 302-576-3637.


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