Update to Woodcrest Shooting

Police continue to investigate the shooting in the Woodcrest community.

County detectives continue to investigate a shooting that left a 19-year-old man injured early Sunday morning.  The victim, who remains hospitalized, is listed in critical condition.

Detectives say the facts of the case, at this point in the investigation, lead them to believe the victim was an innocent bystander.

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.

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.

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See original release:

https://nccpdnews.com/2016/10/23/police-investigate-shooting-in-woodcrest/