Police Investigate Burglary In Progress With Shots Fired

The New Castle County Police are currently investigating a burglary report with shots fired in the community of Arundel.

(Wilmington, Del. 19808) Yesterday (June 11) at approximately 11:30 p.m., New Castle County Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Flint Hill Road for the report of a burglary in progress.

Police learned that a 20 year-old male suspect had unlawfully entered the residence on Flint Hill Road while a family was inside. The homeowner located the suspect in a room of the residence at which time a gun shot was fired striking the male suspect. He was taken to an area hospital where he is being treated for life threatening injuries. The homeowner was not injured.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Unit have assumed the investigation. This is still an active and ongoing investigation and further information will be made as it becomes available.