(Claymont, DE 19703) Yesterday (June 1) at approximately 09:20 p.m. officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Fourth Ave, in the community of Clearfield, for a report of a shooting. When the officers arrived, they found a 20-year-old victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the lower body.
The victim was transported to a local area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation. More information will be forthcoming.
If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective John Mancuso (John.Mancuso@newcastlede.gov.) or New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 395-2743.
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.