GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING BEAR MAN ALEXANDER GILLESPIE

The New Castle County Police Department is searching for 66 -year-old Alexander Gillespie.

(Bear DE 19701) On May 22, 2022, patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Pulaski Highway in the community of Fairwinds Trailer Park for a report of a missing person.
When the officers arrived, they learned that 66-year-old Alexander Gillespie had left the residence on May 22, 2022, and had not been seen since. Alexander Gillespie suffers from a medical condition that causes concern for his welfare.
Alexander is 5’ 08”, 200lbs. He was last seen wearing a tan baseball cap, red “Ford” shirt, blue pants, and black Velcro sneakers. He has short brown hair and is clean-shaven.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Alexander Gillespie to, please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

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POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING IN PENROSE

(Wilmington, DE 19809) On Saturday, May 14, 2022, at approximately 9:30 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of East 38th Street in the community of Penrose, for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they located a 19-year-old male victim in front of a residence on East 38th St.  The victim was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper torso.  Good Samaritans were found administering First Aid and the victim was transported by EMS  to a local area hospital.  He is still listed in Critical Condition.

Investigators from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation 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 please contact Det Christopher at (302)395-8230 or Eric.Christopher@newcastlede.gov or call the New Castle County 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 a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Police.