Shots Fired at Delaware Warehouse Complex

Delaware State Police

NEW CASTLE, DE — The Delaware State Police announced they are investigating a shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in New Castle.

Authorities stated that on July 5, 2023, at approximately 1:19 a.m., troopers responded to a warehouse complex located in the 2400 block of Bear Corbitt Road for a report of shots fired. Troopers discovered a large unsanctioned car meet had taken place. Troopers located several shell casings on the ground, as well as remnants of fireworks. A 21-year-old man reported his car had been struck by gunfire while it was unoccupied. A second vehicle was also struck by gunfire, which was occupied by a 21-year-old man, a 20-year-old woman, and a 19-year-old woman. No one was injured.

There is no suspect description at this time. Surveillance video and images are not yet available.

The Troop 2 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this incident. Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective R. Strecker by calling 302-365-8413. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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