(Newark, DE 19702) Yesterday (Aug 24) patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the entrance of Spring Crossing Apartments for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they located a 17-year-old male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to a lower extremity. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was treated and released.

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

This investigation is still active and 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.