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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Troopers Investigating Drive-By Shooting in Mount Joy Area

Millsboro– The Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit is currently investigating the shooting of a 28-year-old man as he was standing outside of a residence.

The incident occurred around 9:03 p.m., Wednesday September 14, 2016 when a 9-1-1 call was received from a residence, located in the 20000 block of Miller Drive, advising that a 28-year-old male had been shot during a drive-by shooting. The investigation revealed the male victim had been standing outside the house with several other people when a dark colored car drove by and began shooting. No other injuries were reported by the people standing outside, although a family dog had suffered a gunshot wound that was described as non-life-threatening.

The 28-year-old male was transported by EMS to an area hospital where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the lower extremity.

There is currently no suspect information available and the only description of the vehicle was a dark in color car.

Detectives are continuing their investigation and if anyone has any information in reference to this incident they are asked to 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, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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