Man, 23, shot in arm in Wilmington

Wilmington police investigate shooting in the 1000 block of N. Spruce St. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (9/18/2017) A 23-year-old man was shot in the arm in Wilmington this afternoon, city police said.

The shooting happened about 12:20 p.m. in the 1000 block of N. Spruce St.

Police said the victim suffered a single wound to his right arm.

He was treated at the scene by New Castle County paramedics and taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton. Police said he was in stable condition.

Police said there were no witnesses and no suspect information.

They asked anyone with tips to contact Detective Michael Hayman at 302-576-3963.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or