New Castle County Police are currently on scene investigating a shooting that occurred in the community of Collins Park.
(New Castle, Del. – 19720) Today at about 7:15 p.m., County Police responded to the area of Landers Lane and New Castle Ave in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 26-year-old male victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound. The victim advised that the incident occurred in the area of Howell Dr at Daniel Ln. He was able to flee the area and call police.
The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His medical status is not known at this time.
Detectives have responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation.
This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes 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 being investigated by this agency.