(Newark, DE 19702) Yesterday afternoon (Jan 23) at approximately 3:30 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Winterhaven Drive, in the community of Spring Crossing Apartments for a report of multiple gun shots in the area. 

When the officers arrived, they found one 20-year-old, male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower extremity.  A second 20-year-old male victim was later discovered to have been driven to a local area hospital.  The second victim was also found to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his extremities. 

Both victims are listed in stable condition. This is an active and ongoing investigation, additional 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.