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Man Shot Sitting In His Car In Minquadale Tuesday

New Castle – The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that took place in the New Castle neighborhood of Minquadale, early this afternoon, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said the initial investigation has determined that at approximately 12:37 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020, a 2o-year-old male was seated in the driver’s seat of his vehicle which was parked in the area of Hazeldell Avenue and Milford St., Minquadale.

An unknown suspect fired a single round into the vehicle striking the victim. An adult male passenger who was also in the front seat was not injured. The male victim drove himself to an area hospital where he was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his shoulder.

There is no suspect description nor motive for the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective R. Strecker of the Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit by calling 302-365-8413.

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