(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier this evening (Dec 31) at approximately 6:49 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Willings Way, in the community of Ashton Condominiums for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.
When the units arrived, they discovered one male subject in a parked car. The male was apparently suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was then transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious, life-threatening injuries.
Detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit have arrived at the scene and have assumed the investigation.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Division of Police at (302) 573-2800.
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.