Two People stable after being shot on Winterhaven Drive Saturday afternoon

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Two people were shot on Winterhaven Drive in Newark Saturday afternoon and Police say one of the victims drove himself to an emergency room.

NEWARK (DE) 01/24/21: Police say they are investigating a shooting on Winterhaven Drive near Newark in the community of Spring Crossing Apartments after two people were shot Saturday afternoon around 3:30 p.m.

Police say the New Castle County Emergency Communications Center received multiple calls of a shooting in progress and that’s when patrol officers were sent to investigate.

“When the officers arrived, they found one 20-year-old, male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower extremity.,” Said New Castle County Police spokesman Michel Eckerd. “A second 20-year-old male victim was later discovered to have been driven to a local area hospital.” 

The second victim was also found to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his extremities., Eckerd said.

Both victims are listed in stable condition., Eckerd said.

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

Additionally, 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 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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