State Police Investigating Shots Fired

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning in New Castle.

On July 5, 2023, at approximately 1:19 a.m., troopers responded to a warehouse complex located in the 2400 block of Bear Corbitt Road for a report of shots fired. Troopers discovered a large unsanctioned car meet had taken place. Troopers located several shell casings on the ground, as well as remnants of fireworks. A 21-year-old man reported his car had been struck by gunfire while it was unoccupied. A second vehicle was also struck by gunfire, which was occupied by a 21-year-old man, 20-year-old woman, and a 19-year-old woman. No one was injured.

There is no suspect description at this time. Surveillance video and images are not yet available.

The Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this incident. Investigators are asking for anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective R. Strecker by calling 302-365-8413. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal Amina Ali

Released: 070523  1153



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