Troopers are investigating a shooting that took place at Sharp Shooters Sports Bar, 3800 N. DuPont Highway, early Saturday morning.
The incident occurred at 12:50 a.m. when a large fight began in the bar, Delaware State Police Cpl. John Day said. As patrons rushed out of the business, a 30-year-old Wilmington man was struck in the face with a pool stick, knocking him to the ground, he said. As the man stood up, he was shot in the leg.
The victim was transported by private vehicle to a local hospital, where he was treated for his wounds, Day said. His injuries are not life threatening.
The Delaware State Police is asking anyone who may have any information in reference to this incident to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 extension 218. Citizens may also provide a tip by texting keyword "DSP" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES), or through lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.
Information can also be submitted through the internet at www.tipsubmit.com.