Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.
Laurel– The Delaware State Police are releasing the name of the victim involved in the shooting at Carvel Gardens Apartments as 18-year-old Trevor McClements of Seaford.
The incident occurred on Monday, July 9, 2018 at approximately 11:44 p.m. when the Laurel Police Department with the assistance of Troop 5 patrol units responded to the area of the 200 building in Carvel Gardens Apartments for a shooting. Upon arrival, units discovered an 18-year-old male victim from Seaford, on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported by ambulance to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and later flown to a local area hospital in critical condition.
On Friday, July 13, 2018, McClements succumb to his injuries.
The incident continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police. If anyone has any information in reference to this case, they are asked to please contact Detective K. Archer at 302-752-3791. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe
Released: 071318 1556