Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Presented by Director of Public Information Sergeant Richard D. Bratz
Rehoboth Beach – Troopers are investigating a shooting that sent one victim to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation has determined the incident happened around 2:10 p.m., today Saturday, October 15, 2016, after Troop 7 in Lewes received a call from the Beebe Hospital in reference to a 19 year old victim that arrived with a gunshot wound to his lower extremity. The shooting incident was reported to have occurred on Wolfe Neck Road, Rehoboth Beach.
The victim contacted a relative who transported him to the hospital where he was treated and released 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 T. Boyce at 302-752-3792. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”
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