Suspect sought in Delaware shooting

NEWARK, Del. - November 1, 2010

Investigators are looking for Lamar Washington, who resides in the unit block of Cordrey Road in the community of Robscott Manor in Newark.

Police say Washington is their main suspect in the shooting of a 22-year-old man this past Saturday in the community of Whispering Pines.

According to the investigation, a verbal argument ignited between Washington and the victim while outside a residence on the 100 block of Elliot Street and eventually ended in gunfire.

The victim is currently in stable condition after he was rushed to Christiana Hospital and had to undergo emergency surgery.

Washington is currently wanted for attempted murder in the first degree, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and two counts of possessing a firearm by a person prohibited.

To offer information regarding the location of Washington, please contact the New Castle County Police Department at 395-8134 or visit www.nccpd.com. Citizens may also provide a text tip at: 847411 (TIP411), begin your message with NCCPD and then type your message. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

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