(Claymont, DE 19703) Yesterday, Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the West Brandywine Avenue area for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. 

Upon arrival, they found a 14-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower extremity. The officers rendered medical aid, and he was transported to a local area hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

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 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 information via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.