During the early morning hours of December 14th, 2020, at approximately 05:02 A.M., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Bristol Way in the community of Kingston Court for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.
Upon arrival, officers located a 36-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. The officers, assisted by other emergency first responders administered first aid but were unsuccessful. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation. This investigation is still ongoing and in its early stages. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
“On behalf of the men and women of the New Castle County Division of Police, I wish to express our condolences and prayers to the families who lost loved ones during this most recent spate of violence.” stated Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr., “I can assure our communities that we are working diligently to identify those responsible for the shootings that killed four residents since last Thursday. We will use every resource available to bring those responsible for these murders to justice; however, we can’t do this alone. We need for the community to come forward with any information that may be able to help these families that are in the darkest days of their lives.”
Anyone with information please contact Detective Mancuso at (302) 395-2743 or via email at [email protected] or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.