Police respond to investigate shooting and found water tower shot twice

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With statewide restrictions in place, covid-19 has kept people locked inside their homes with fear of leaving, but not everyone adhere to the restrictions and begin to engage in other types of activities.

Wilmington (DE): A water tower has two holes in it with water leaking from the top and police need your help with any information you may have about the shooting incident.

Police on Friday responded to the area of Washington Avenue in Wilmington around 11 Pm. for a report of shots fired complaint. When police arrived they found the Brandywine Water Tower had been shot twice.

The water tower is known as the SUEZ water tower and is located in Brandywine Hundred in Wilmington.

According to police spokesman Garcia Lopez, “At this time, the structural integrity of the tower is intact and there is no immediate threat to the neighboring communities.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, call the New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.


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