Police investigating shooting of teen in Swanwyck

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NEW CASTLE, DE – On Monday, at approximately 9:10 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the intersection of Glen Avenue and Dyer Avenue in the community of Swanwyck for the report of a shooting just occurred.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they observed a 19-year-old male who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. He was treated at the scene and transported to a local area hospital where he was admitted under serious condition.

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

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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 Christopher.Rau@newcastlede.gov 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 http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.