Woman shot near Walmart, 14 vehicles, three homes also struck by gunfire

NEW CASTLE (DE): New Castle County Police say they are investigating after a 20-year-old woman was shot near the New Castle Walmart Friday night.

While no other injuries were reported, police did say that 14 vehicles and three homes were also struck by the gunfire.

According to police, officers were dispatched to Wilton Boulevard and Stonebridge Boulevard just after 11:15 p.m. for a report of a shooting. At the same time, calls were coming in for another shooting at the Walmart.

When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound in the area of the Walmart.

Police say, the victim was treated by EMS and New Castle County Paramedics before being transported to a local hospital. She was treated and released for minor injuries.

During the course of their investigation, investigators determined that that 14 vehicles and 3 houses had been struck by gunfire.

The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with video surveillance within that time frame or information regarding this incident to please contact Detective  Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.

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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