The vehicle pulled over on the shoulder and began firing at the two victims

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Police have no leads on the suspects other than the suspect vehicle is described as a light-colored sedan.

NEW CASTLE (DE): Two people are hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after an unknown vehicle pulled over and opened fire on the two who were in the parking lot of the New Castle Market Monday afternoon.

Police scrambled to the area around 1:16 p.m. Monday afternoon to investigate reports of a shooting.

According to police, a 30-year-old male and a 58-year-old male were sitting inside of their vehicle in the parking lot of the New Castle Market when a vehicle traveling northbound on New Castle Ave stopped on the shoulder of the roadway in front of the parking lot, and began firing gunshots at the victims.

Police say the two men were each shot once in their lower extremities and were transported to an area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have no leads on the suspects other than the suspect vehicle is described as a light-colored sedan.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Carroll with Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-365-8467.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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