First Of Two Shootings Leaves Man Shot In The Back In Wilmington


On Saturday June 23, 2018, at 3:10 pm, Wilmington Police patrol units responded to the 200 block of West 26th Street regarding a “Shotspotter” notification which alerted to numerous rounds being fired at that location.

Upon arrival in the area, officers were unable to locate a victim. A short time later, a 38-year-old male victim arrived at the Wilmington Hospital by private vehicle.

The victim had been struck twice in the back and is listed in stable condition.

This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detective Hayman at 576-3963; DELAWARE CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via their

Just over four hours after this shooting incident a woman was shot in the back at 5th and Monroe Street.

Woman Shot In The Back Listed In Critical Condition