Police Investigate Shooting in Newark

New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigations Unit is currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the Evergreen Apartments at Christiana Reserve.

(Newark, Del.-19702) On Friday (9/24) at approximately 9:00 p.m., New Castle County Police received multiple calls for a shots fired complaint.  Officers responded to the 800 block of Sandburg Place and located a 17-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.  Officers immediately located the second victim, a 16-year-old male with a gunshot wound to a lower extremity. Responding officers rendered aid to both teens prior to the arrival of the New Castle County Paramedics.

The teens were transported by ambulance to Christiana Medical Center and are currently listed in stable condition.

This investigation is still active and anyone with information or video pertaining to this incident is asked to please contact Detective Vucci at 302-395-8110 or by email at Daniel.Vucci@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.  Tipsters may call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.