POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN CLAYMONT

(Claymont, DE 19703) Earlier this evening (May 16) at 8:10 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of 4th Ave, in the community of Overlook Colony for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they discovered one victim had suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  The victim was a 54-year-old male who sustained a gun shot wound to his upper torso.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

This is an active and ongoing investigation, future updates to follow.

Anyone with information/ video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Jonathan Adams at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Jonathan.Adams@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook

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.

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