Police: Man Arrested After Shooting His Own Son In Lewes Beach House

Lewes – The City of Lewes Police Department is currently investigating a domestic related shooting that occurred on Breakwater Street in the City of Lewes, according to Lewes Chief of Police Thomas Spell.

Spell said on Friday December 1, 2017, at approximately 6:58 pm, Sussex Communications dispatched the Lewes Police to a residence on Breakwater Street after receiving a 911 call. The male caller advised that he had just shot his son after a domestic argument, according to Spell.

Upon arrival, the Lewes Police Department with assistance from the Delaware State Police, were able to secure the dwelling and take one person of interest into custody. The gunshot victim was transported by private vehicle to Beebe Hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and chest area. The victim is currently in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing and names of the involved parties will not be released at this time.


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