Police probe Wilmington fatal shooting

February 4, 2008 12:56:53 PM PST
Police have released the name of a man who was fatally wounded by gunfire in Northeast Wilmington. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Jerome Green of Wilmington. Police responding to a call about gunshots Sunday afternoon found Green on the ground in the 200 block of East 23rd street. Police believe he was shot a block away.

Green was wounded in the chest. He was treated at the scene but died during surgery at Christiana Hospital.

Police say the case was the city's fifth homicide this year and second in two days.