Wilmington Police Rush Man Shot In The Neck To Hospital


Wilmington – On 18 August 2017, at approximately 1:08 a.m., Uniform Services Division officer’s were on proactive patrol in the 1600 block of N. Washington Street when the officers heard a gunshot in the immediate area. As officers attempted to locate a scene, a shot spotter notification for the 1800 block of N Tatnall Street was received by 911 dispatch.

As the officers responded to the 1800 block of N Tatnall Street they located a 36-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot to the lower neck area. Officers then transported the victim to Wilmington Hospital Emergency Room for treatment. The victim is currently in stable condition.

A shooting scene was located in the 1800 block of N. Tatnall Street. The circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation. Anyone with information relative to this investigation is asked to call Detective William Ball at 302-576-3962. Information may also be left on the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip-Line at 1-800-TIP-3333 or email www.delawarecrimestoppers.org. Citizens can also TEXT a Tip to NIXLE at 888777.


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