Police investigating shooting in Rosegate that left one dead, one injured Thursday afternoon

Police say they were called to the area around 2:00 p.m. for a report of shots fired.

New Castle (DE): Police are investigating a shooting in Rosegate that left one person dead and one critically injured Thursday afternoon.

Police say they were called to the area around 2:00 p.m. for a report of shots fired.

Officers arrived in the 100 block of Rose Lane to learn that two people were shot and transported to a local hospital by a private vehicle.

When investigators arrived at the scene they learned that one of the victims had succumbed to his wounds, and the other victim was currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

Update: On Monday December 21, 2020, police were able to identify the victim who died as 29-year-old, Dakevis Reed.

Anyone with information and/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. DiNardo at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at David.DiNardo@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook.

Citizens can also 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. Additionally, tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.

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