(New Castle, De 19720) Last night (Aug 2) at approximately 9:10 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Glen Avenue and Dyer Avenue in the community of Swanwyck for the report of a shooting just occurred. When the officers arrived at the scene, they observed a 19-year-old male who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. He was treated at the scene and transported to a local area hospital where he was admitted under serious condition.
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/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Rau at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at Christopher.Rau@newcastlede.gov or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.
Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.
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.