NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Thursday, April 7th, 2005 / 11:40 AM
SUBJECT:MAN SHOT ON DELAMONT AVE. / WILL SURVIVE / UNCOOPERATIVE

Detectives are investigating the shooting of a 27-year-old man that occurred at about 5:45 Wednesday afternoon in front of 920 Delamont Avenue.

Lavar Tillman was shot once in the back. A friend drove Tillman to St. Clare’s Hospital before officers arrived on the scene. His injury is not life threatening.

At this time, we do not know the circumstances surrounding the shooting, and Tillman is not cooperating.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 5’ 9”, 150 lbs. and is bald. He was wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and white sneakers, and was armed with a chrome handgun. After the shooting, the suspect ran north on Sprague Street.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 382-5263.