Milton - Delaware State Police Homicide Detectives are conducting an investigation into the shooting of two males in the Park Royal Apartment complex parking lot.
The incident occurred around 2:42 a.m. Monday November 24, 2014 when the Sussex County Emergency Operation Center (9-1-1) received a call of shots fired in the area of Park Royal Apartments located at 501 Palmer Street. A Milton Police Officer responded to the call and found two male victims parked in a vehicle outside the 400 building with gunshot wounds. First aid was rendered by the officer until Sussex County Paramedics and EMS arrived and transported the two victims to an area hospital.
The 20 year old male victim was pronounced dead upon arriving at the hospital and a 14 year old boy is admitted in critical condition.
At the request of the Milton Police Department, the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit was contacted to assume the investigation. Currently, detectives continue their investigation by conducting interviews and collecting evidence at the scene to determine the circumstances surrounding this incident.
Additional information and investigative details will be disseminated as soon as it becomes available and the investigation progresses.
If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. King at 302-741-2821 or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."