18-year-old shot in Wilmington's Riverside neighborhood Saturday night

Natalia Alamdari - Delaware Online

An 18-year-old man was shot in Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood Saturday night. 

Wilmington police responded to the scene around 9:02 p.m. in the 2700 block of N. Claymont St., where they found the 18-year-old victim. He was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. 

Last year, 114 people were shot in Wilmington. Saturday's shooting brings the 2020 tally to five people, just over two weeks into January. 

No further details were released, and police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information should contact Detective Steven Bender at (302) 576-3621 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

Natalia Alamdari covers education for The News Journal. You can reach her at (302) 324-2312 or nalamdari@delawareonline.com.

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