Police Say Man Shot Inside Bar Early Wednesday

Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside of a Wilmington area bar early this morning, according to Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on October 19, 2022, at approximately 12:12 a.m., troopers responded to the Overtime Bar and Grill, located at 105 Kirkwood Square in Wilmington, regarding a shooting that had just occurred. The investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male victim from New Castle had a verbal altercation with a group of individuals inside of the bar. During the altercation, one suspect displayed a handgun and fired multiple rounds at the victim. The victim was struck one time in the shoulder.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was medically treated and released. No other individuals were injured.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male 20-25 years-old, 5’3”-5’6” tall, 140 lbs. with a beard.

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