(Bear, DE 19701) Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit are investigating a shooting in Bear.

On Thursday, May 25, 2023, at 12:00 a.m., Patrol Officers responded to the intersection of Carvel Lane and South Sherman Drive – Bear in reference to a shooting investigation. Officers located a 27-year-old male victim who was shot. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

This investigation is still active and anyone with information or surveillance video related to this incident is asked to please contact Detective Eric Christopher at (302) 395-8230 or by email at Eric.Christopher@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at (302) 573-2800. Private messages can also be submitted through Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip online at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com

Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to sudden death and need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302) 395-8000.