Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley
Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside of a Wilmington area bar early this morning.
On October 19, 2022, at approximately 12:12 a.m., troopers responded to the Overtime Bar and Grill, located at 105 Kirkwood Square, Wilmington, regarding a shooting that had just occurred. The ensuing investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male victim from New Castle, Delaware 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 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. There are no surveillance images available at this time.
The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigation Unit continues to investigate this case. Troopers are asking anyone who witnessed this incident to please contact Detective Bange by calling 302-834-2620. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
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