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

Yesterday (October 17) at approximately 9:30 p.m., County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Highland Blvd for the report of a shooting.  Police learned that a 15-year-old male had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

He is being treated at an area hospital for his injuries.

Detectives responded to the scene and have assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://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.