(Claymont, DE 19703) Last night (Jun 1), at approximately 10:11 p.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Brandywine Avenue, in the community of Overlook Colony for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.
When the officers arrived, they located a 20-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.
The investigation is ongoing; however, detectives are confident that they have identified the participants, and additional updates will follow.
Anyone with information or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Gino Cevallos at 302-395-8110 or by email at Gino.Cevallos@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of 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.