Man dead after basketball court shooting ID'd

April 19, 2011 12:29:08 PM PDT
The young man who died after being shot at a Wilmington basektball court has now been identified.

At around 6:00 p.m. Monday, police were called out to the basketball courts under I-95 on the 200 block of North Jackson Street for the report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found 23-year-old Jamar Brown of Wilmington suffering from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen and one to the arm.

Through the police investigation, they found that a man walked up to Brown on the crowded basketball court and fired his gun 6 times.

Brown was transported to Christiana Hospital, but later died from his injuries.

Wilmington police want to hear from anyone with information about the case. Information can be phoned to Detective Patrick Conner at (302) 576-3630.

So far, no suspects have been identified.

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