Delaware State Police

Troopers Investigate Stabbing-Greenwood

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Greenwood- Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit detectives are currently investigating a stabbing that occurred at a residence in Greenwood early this morning.

The initial investigation began on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at approximately 2:38 a.m., after troopers responded to the 5800 block on Druccs Way in Greenwood, for the report of a stabbing. Upon their arrival, troopers located a 20-year-old male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds to his upper torso. The victim was transported by Emergency Medical Services to an area hospital where he is currently admitted with apparent non-life-threatening injuries.  While on scene, troopers were advised of a second 20-year-old male victim who had already been transported by a private vehicle to a separate hospital.  The second victim suffered a stab wound to his lower torso and is currently admitted with apparent non-life-threatening injuries .

Initial investigation revealed that there was a large outdoor party with over 150 people in attendance.  A large fight ensued in which the two victims had been stabbed.  This incident remains under investigation and information is still being gathered in attempts to determine if suspects can be identified.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective Keith McCabe at 302-752-3798. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1.  (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us 

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 102917 0945

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