Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigating Report of Shots Fired

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Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale

Newark– Delaware State Police are investigating an incident in which a Wilmington man was shot at that occurred late this morning just north of Glasgow.

The initial investigation has determined that the incident happened at approximately 11:53 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, as a 28 year old Wilmington man was walking on DE Rt. 896 (South College Avenue) in the area of Executive Drive. It was at this point that the victim was approached by a dark colored vehicle with tinted windows. A male subject in the front passenger seat of the car then fired multiple rounds from an unknown make and model handgun at the victim. The vehicle then left the area and was last seen fleeing in a southbound direction on Rt. 896. The male victim was not injured and could not provide any further information.

This incident is still under investigation by the Delaware State Police. If anyone has any information they are asked to contact Corporal Al Garcia at 302-834-2630. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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Released: 060617 1505



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