New Castle County Police investigating shooting in Swanwyck Estates

New Castle County Police say they are investigating a shooting in Swanwyck Estates near New Castle after officers found a 19-Year-Old suffering from gunshot wounds.

NEW CASTLE (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF:  New Castle County Police are investigating a shooting that injured a 19-Year-Old man in the Swanwyck Estates community near New Castle Monday night.

Police say officers were dispatched to the intersection of Glen and Dyer Avenue shortly after 9:00 p.m. for a report of a shooting.

Arriving officers located a 19-year-old male who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso.  He was treated at the scene by EMS and New Castle County Paramedics before being transported to a local area hospital in serious condition.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and began investigating.

Police did not release a motive for the shooting but said, “This is an active and ongoing investigation, future updates to follow.”

Anyone with information/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Rau at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

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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