New Castle County Police are currently on scene investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old in the community of Woodcrest.
(Wilmington, Del. – 19804) Early this morning at about 1:00a.m., County Police responded to the 500 block of Jackson Ave in reference to a fight. As officers were responding, the reporting person stated that they heard gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located the 19-year-old male victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound.
The victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.
Detectives responded to the scene and are currently investigating this incident.
This is an ongoing and active investigation; further details will be released as they become available.
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.
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