WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a shooting incident that took place on Tuesday evening.
On July 13 at approximately 5 p.m., police were called to the 1300 block of West 6th Street in reference to a shooting incident that had occurred. Police located a 48-year-old male gunshot victim who was transported to the hospital in stable condition. Patrol officers and members of the Street Crimes Unit located and detained 25-year-old Hakeem Allen near the scene.
The case was assigned to Detective Kevin Murphy of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of his investigation, Detective Murphy identified Allen as a suspect and obtained arrest warrants.
Allen has been charged with the following offenses:
- Assault (First Degree)
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
- Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $108,000 cash-only bail.
Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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