21-Year-Old in stable condition after being shot in Oakmont Tuesday night

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A 21-Year-Old man who was shot in the upper thigh Tuesday night in Oakmont is in stable condition but is being uncooperative with Detectives.

NEW CASTLE (DE) 02/02/21: A 21-Year-Old man was shot Tuesday night in the community of Oakmont, is also being uncooperative with detectives in their investigation New Castle County Police said in a Wednesday news release.

Police were called to the unit block of Birkshire Drive just after 11:00 p.m. where they found the 21-Year-Old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper thigh.

After being treated at the scene by EMS and New Castle County Paramedics, the victim was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition.

Detectives arrived at the scene and began investigating and during interviews with both the victim and his girlfriend who was also with him at the time of the shooting, the victim told detectives they were in the area looking for an acquaintance and when he stepped out of the vehicle, he was shot in the upper thigh.

Detectives say that during the interviews with the victim and his girlfriend, both became uncooperative and refused to assist with the investigation.

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 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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