Two Found Shot Just Blocks From Police Headquarters

On Wednesday, January 16, at approximately 11:23 pm, Wilmington Police responded to a ‘shots fired’ complaint in the 600 block of E. 5th Street, just three blocks from their headquarters.

Upon police arrival, they located a 25-year old male and a 30-year old male, both suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victims were treated on scene and were transported to the hospital where they are both listed in stable condition.

Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detective Charlie Puit at (302) 576-3628, or you may contact DELAWARE CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via their website:

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