(Newark, De 19711) Last night (Feb 27) at approximately 9:00 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of  Police were dispatched to the unit block of Independence Hall in the community of Foxwood Apartments for the report of a shooting that had just occurred. 

When the officers arrived, they located two victims.  Both victims, a 23-year-old male, and a 21-year-old female was found to have suffered from multiple gunshot wounds to their lower extremities.  Both were transported to a local area hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.

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

The investigation is still in its early stages and very active.

Anyone with information or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to please contact Det Beinke at (302)395-8116 or Nicholas.Beinke@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can 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 Police.