POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN OVERLOOK COLONY

(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.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE ACCIDENTAL DEATH IN HOCKESSIN

(Hockessin, DE 19707) Yesterday morning (August 3rd), Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the area of McGovern Road for a report of an injured person.

Upon arrival, officers located a 49-year-old male pinned under a hay bale. Although resuscitative efforts were performed, the victim succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit and investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration assumed the investigation.

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

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POLICE SEEK PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING THEFT SUSPECTS

(Newark, DE 19711) On July 30th, 2022, patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the unit block of Possum Hollow Road. When the officers arrived, they learned that the suspects had removed a credit card from the victim’s vehicle. As the officers continued their investigation, they discovered that the suspects had used the stolen card at a nearby store.

During the investigation, the officers obtained these photographs of the suspects. If you can identify this suspect or have any information regarding this investigation, please contact Corporal Fitzpatrick at (302)395-2815 or brooks.fitzpatrick@newcastlede.gov@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800. 

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Additionally, tipsters may call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police Department.

Theft Suspects

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