Wilmington – On July 14, 2017 at approximately 11:26 pm, Uniform Services Division officer’s responded to the 1200 block of W. 3rd Street in reference to a ShotSpotter notification of gunfire in the area, according to police.
Police said that arriving officers located a 22-year-old male victim down in the block suffering from apparent gunshot wounds to his facial and torso areas. Officers rendered medical aid to the victim prior to the arrival of New Castle County Paramedics, who treated the victim on scene and transported the victim to the Christiana Hospital Emergency Room in critical condition.
The circumstances surrounding this shooting incident remain under investigation. Anyone who has information relative to this investigation is asked to call Detective Mary Quinn at 302-576-3651. Additionally, anyone with information about this shooting incident is asked to call Delaware Crime Stoppers Tipline at 1-800-TIP-3333, Or email at ww w.delawarecrimestoppes.org. Tips may also be Tex o NIXLE at 888777.