Sketch released of Newark shooting suspect

September 23, 2009 9:59:20 AM PDT
Investigators in New Castle County, Delaware have released a sketch of a suspect in a shooting earlier this week.A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg and is currently recovering.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. on Monday. Police say the victim was talking on his cell phone when two men approached him and demanded money. One suspect pulled out a gun, and the victim handed over his cash and cell phone.

As they were leaving, one suspect fired and hit the victim.

A red GMC SUV with tinted windows was seen fleeing the area just after the robbery occurred. According to the victim, the suspects were both Hispanic or light-skinned black men, 5'6"- 5'7" tall with average builds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Castle County Police Department at 395-8110 or call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

You can get the latest crime statistics from the Philadelphia Police by CLICKING HERE for the force's crime data mapping site.


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