Officers on patrol heard gunshots and found a 25-year-old male lying on the street with gunshot wounds to the head.
The victim was taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in critical condition.
Police have charged 28-year-old Anmed Ifill of the 2000 block of Washington Street with attempted murder.
Ifill was incarcerated on unrelated charges at the time of his arrest
He is being held on an additional $400,000 cash bail.
It's not clear on why the victim was shot. His name has not been released.