Shooting victim found on Wilmington street

Wilmington police investigate shooting in the 1200 block of Elm St. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (5/24/2017) A young man was found wounded after a shooting in Wilmington this morning, city police said.

The shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of Elm St.

After an officer reported hearing shots in the area, police found the victim, believed to be in his 20s, down in the street with a wound to the upper leg.

He was treated at the scene by New Castle County paramedics, then taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton.

Police asked anyone with information on the shooting to call Detective Joseph Bucksner at 302-576-3629.