Man Shot In Claymont Wednesday Morning


On Wednesday, at 3:14 in the morning, an incident occurred in the unit block of Colby Avenue in Claymont’s Knollwood Development.

Patrol officers were dispatched to the scene in response to reports of shots fired. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a 32-year-old male victim who had sustained gunshot wounds to his upper body. Prior to the medical unit’s and police officer’s arrival, someone at the scene applied a tourniquet to control the bleeding.

The injured individual was transported to Christiana Hospital for medical treatment and is currently reported to be in stable condition. Readers tell First State Update that multiple shots were fired during the incident, with at least six gunshots heard in the area.

Detectives were called to the scene to take over the investigation. The investigation into this incident remains ongoing, and law enforcement authorities are actively seeking information from the public. If you have any information or surveillance footage related to this incident, you are urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Unit.

As of now, further details about the incident, including the circumstances surrounding the shooting and any potential suspects, have not been disclosed.

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