New Castle County Division of Police is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the apartment complex of the Elms.

(Newark, DE 19713). Today (October 16) at approximately 4:25pm, officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Coventry Lane for a shooting that had just occurred. Police learned that a 51-year-old male was shot and drove himself to an area hospital. He has since been labeled as being in stable condition.

Detectives from the New Castle County  Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. There is no suspect information at this time.

This is an active and ongoing investigation and more information will be forthcoming.

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Det J. Mancuso at (302) 395-8110 or  Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8135, (302)-395-8193 or (302)-395-8117