Police Investigate Shooting

New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the community of Dunleith.

(Wilmington, Del. – 19801) On Monday (October 18) at about 10:15p.m., police were called to an area hospital in reference to a shooting victim that had just arrived via personal vehicle.  Upon arrival, police contacted the victim and learned that the victim was confronted by a suspect in the area of Surrate Park at approximately 10:00p.m. that night.  The victim advised that the suspect attempted to rob him, at which time he fled and was subsequently shot.  He was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes investigated by this agency.