(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier today (Jan 24), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Highland Boulevard, in the community of Sophia’s Place Apartments, for numerous reports of gunshots being fired.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they learned that two victims had already been transported by private vehicle to a local area hospital.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived and assumed the investigation.  They learned that the two victims were 19-year-old males and were being treated for gunshot wounds to their upper bodies.  The two victims were also listed as being in stable condition.

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

Anyone with information/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Holubinka at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Adam.Holubinka@newcastlede.gov or by calling New Castle County 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 of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.