UPDATE: County Police Investigate Shooting Death of Teen, Stoneybrook Apartments

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigations Unit, continues to investigate the shooting death of Ismail Majid, 17, from the 200 block of Dewey Court in Stoneybrook Apartments.

(Claymont,Del.-19703) County Police responded to the 200 block of Dewey Court on Tuesday (11/8) at approximately 1:25 p.m. for the report of a shooting of a 17-year-old male.  Responding officers arrived on scene to find Ismail suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso.  He was later transported to the A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased at approximately 2:36 p.m.

Investigators are not currently searching for a suspect, but ask if you have any surveillance footage of the area and/or 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.