14-Year-Old Shot Wednesday In Broad Daylight

Wilmington Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the vicinity of West 23rd and North Jefferson Streets just after 5:00 on Wednesday afternoon. The incident involved a 14-year-old male who sustained gunshot wounds and was subsequently transported to the hospital in stable condition.

As of now, specific details regarding the incident remain limited, and additional information will be made available to the public as the investigation progresses according to police.

Wilmington Police are urging anyone who has information regarding the incident can contact Detective John O’Connor Jr. at 302-576-3619. Alternatively, individuals can provide crucial tips to Delaware Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-TIP-3333 or visiting delawarecrimestoppers.org.

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