Officers tried to save thier lives but in spite of all their efforts, the victims died

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The responding officers discovered a 23-year-old male, and an 18-year-old female suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers immediately started life savings efforts however, both victims died from their wounds.

NEWARK (DE): Detectives from New Castle County Division of Police are investigating a double homicide in the Hunters Crossing Apartments near Newark Saturday night.

New Castle County Police say officers were dispatched to the apartment complex just after 9:00 p.m. in the area of Fairway Road for a report of a shooting.

Responding officers discovered a 23-year-old male, and an 18-year-old female suffering from gunshot wounds and immediately started life savings efforts however, both victims died from their wounds.

UPDATE: Police have been able to identify them Monday December 21, 2020, as 23-year-old Allen Huff and 18-year-old Iris Longakit.

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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