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Delaware State Police

Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Troopers Investigate Shooting – Bridgeville

Date Posted: Thursday, August 24th, 2017


Presented by the Public Information Officer Senior Corporal Robert W Colmery

Bridgeville, De. – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a shooting which occurred early this morning east of Bridgeville.

The preliminary investigation has determined the incident occurred on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at approximately 2:33 a.m., after troopers were called and responded to the area of Appletree Road (CR591) south of Oak Road (CR594) for the report of a male subject that had been shot.  Upon their arrival, troopers learned that a male victim had been shot and was treated on the scene by Sussex County Paramedics. He was then transported by EMS to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital where he was treated and later flown to the Christiana Hospital.

This shooting is still in its early stages and more information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at and select submit a tip.

Released: 082417 1041


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