Verbal Dispute Lands Man In Hospital, Shot To The Chest

Wilmington Police File

Wilmington – On Wednesday June 21, 2017 at approximately 10:40 p.m., Officers responded to the area of the 2900 block of Tatnall Street in regard to a possible shooting victim.  Upon arrival, officers located a 45- year-old male lying on the curb in front of 2913 Tatnall Street suffering from a gun shot wound to his chest area.

The victim was treated on scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to Christiana Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the victim was involved in a verbal dispute just prior to the shooting.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call Detective Michael Wilkerson at 576-3638 or Contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or www.delawarecrimestoppers.org


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