Man shot in leg near Wilmington park

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Police in Delaware are investigating a shooting Sunday afternoon outside the Judy Johnson Park.

Gunfire rang out around 12:30 p.m. near the 200 block of Clayton Street.

Police were notified after residents called in reporting a man walking along the 500 and 600 blocks of Clayton with blood dripping from his leg.

Police located the victim after he collapsed a few blocks from the hospital.

The 30-year-old male victim was transported to Wilmington Hospital where he is listed in stable condition with a single gunshot wound to the leg.

Police believe the shooting took place near the intersection of 3rd and Clayton streets.

The shooting was not inside the park; however, there were children in the park when the shooting occurred.

No arrests have been made.

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