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Man In Hospital After Being Shot In New Castle

New Castle – New Castle County Police (NCCPD)  are currently investigating a shooting that left a 30-year-old man injured in the community of Mayview Manor, according to  NCCPD Spokesman JP Piser.

Piser said on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at about 4:00 a.m., County Police responded to the area of Lambson Lane and E. Hillview Ave for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, police located the victim in the street suffering apparent gunshot wounds. The man was provided first aid on scene and transported to an area hospital by ambulance. Further information on his medial status is not known at this time.

Piser said that investigation is on going and that further information later.

Police ask that if you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes being investigated by this agency.

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