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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Shooting Southwest of Seaford

Date Posted: Friday, July 1st, 2016

Presented by Public Information Officer Master Corporal Gary Fournier

Seaford – Troopers are investigating a shooting that sent one victim to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident happened around 12:15 a.m., Friday July 1, 2016, after the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center (9-1-1) received a call in reference to shots being fired in the 5600 block of Byard Ave. Troopers arrived at the residence and found a 38-year-old female with a single gunshot wound to her upper torso.  The victim was airlifted to an area hospital where she was being treated for the non-life-threatening injury.

The investigation into this incident is on-going and no suspect information could be provided.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to contact Detective D. Kristunas at 302-752-3856. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

Released: 070116 0600



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