On Friday, September 9, 2022, at approximately 6:25 pm officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Carvel Avenue in New Castle Crossing in reference to a shooting, according to Corporal Michael McNasby.
McNasby said officers located a 25-year-old male victim at the scene who was suffering from a gunshot wound to a lower extremity. Officers immediately assisted with providing first aid to the victim. The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in reference to treatment and is currently listed in stable condition.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.
Approximately two hours after this shooting at 8:30 pm officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Fairway Road, Hunters Crossing Apartments, in Newark for a domestic-related incident. The initial caller advised the suspect was armed with a firearm.
Two uniformed patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police arrived on scene according to police. Officers encountered a female suspect, actively shooting a firearm. Both officers discharged their weapons. The female suspect was struck in the torso. She was transported to Christiana Hospital where she is currently listed in critical condition.
Upon checking the area, officers located a 26-year-old female victim near a vehicle. The preliminary investigation showed that the female suspect was engaged in a domestic dispute with this female. During that encounter, the female suspect shot the victim multiple times according to police. She was also transported to Christiana Hospital. She is currently listed in critical condition.
The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit and the Delaware Department of Justice – Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust are currently investigating this shooting. Per Division policy, both officers have been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is conducted officials said Saturday.