Wilmington Police Chief On Officer’s Release From Hospital

Earlier today, a second police officer was released from the hospital. The third officer remains hospitalized in stable condition.

Chief Robert J. Tracy expressed his optimism as the three officers continue on the road to recovery, as well as his appreciation for the support of our partner public safety agencies and the community.

“We are glad to see our three wounded officers continue to make progress in their recovery,” said Tracy. “We are thankful for the outpouring of support that these officers and our agency and community have received in the wake of this tragic assault on public safety and our city as a whole. The support of those living in the surrounding area, other residents, formal and informal community leaders, and partner law enforcement agencies and others in our region and beyond is greatly appreciated.”

This incident remains under active investigation and no further information will be released at this time.


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