Troopers Investigating Wednesday Morning Stabbing


Wilmington- The Delaware State Police are investigating a report of a stabbing incident that occurred yesterday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on October 14, 2020, at approximately 9:55 a.m., when Troopers responded to North Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, Troopers located a 50-year-old male victim from Wilmington with a stab wound to the leg. Further investigation indicated that the victim engaged in an altercation with an unknown male subject. During the verbal altercation, the suspect stabbed the victim once in the leg, according to Hatchell.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials said there is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Troop 2, Criminal Investigations Unit at 302-834-2630. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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