Troopers Update Shooting Inside Concord Mall

Jason Johnson

The Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred inside the Concord Mall, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier.

Fournier said around 4:35 p.m. Friday, September 17, 2021, multiple 9-1-1 calls were placed to the New Castle County Emergency Operations Center advising someone was shot inside H&M, located within the Concord Mall, 4737 Concord Pike. Prior to troopers arriving, a 22-year-old male victim from Chester, Pennsylvania, departed the mall by private vehicle and was transported to an area hospital with gunshot wounds to his lower abdomen and leg. The suspect(s) also fled the mall, but no description is available at this time, said Fournier.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. the Concord Mall was cleared by troopers and deemed safe. The mall was closed for the remainder of the night.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Detective A. Tenebruso at 302-365-8435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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