Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Shooting Northeast of Greenwood

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Greenwood – Troopers are investigating a shooting that sent one victim to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation has determined the  incident happened sometime between 7:00 p.m. and  11:00 p.m., Monday January 16, 2017, after dispatchers in the Kent County Emergency Operations Center (9-1-1) received a call from an area hospital in reference to a 32-year-old victim that arrived with a gunshot wound to his lower torso. The shooting incident was reported to have occurred in the area of Unity Lane northeast of Greenwood.

The victim contacted a relative who transported him to the hospital where he was treated and for the non-life-threatening injury.

The investigation into this incident is on-going and no suspect information could be provided.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective W. Miller at 302-698-8435. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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Released: 011717 0650

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