(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier this evening (May 3) at approximately 8:40 p.m. officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Mcmullen Ave, in the community of Manor Park, for a report of a domestic-related shooting. When the officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old female victim suffering from a minor gunshot wound to the leg. The officers were then able to take one suspect into custody.
The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. They are not searching for any additional suspects or victims.
This is an active and ongoing investigation. More information will be forthcoming.
If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Det Timothy Collins (Timothy.Collins@newcastlede.gov. ) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 395-8110.
Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.
Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.