Thursday, January 09, 2020
State Police Assist in Shooting Investigation-Delmar
Delmar- The Delaware State Police are assisting the Delmar Police Department in investigating a shooting incident that occurred last evening.
The incident occurred on January 8, 2020 at approximately 8:32 p.m., when the Delmar Police Department responded to the 11000 block of Buckingham Drive, Delmar, DE in reference to a female being struck by gunfire. Further investigation revealed that the female victim was standing at the front door to her residence, attempting to enter when she was struck by rounds.
The Delmar Police Department requested the assistance of the Delaware State Police. Detectives collected one projectile from the front porch of the residence and another projectile is known to have entered the residence from the direction of the roadway.
The 56-year-old female victim sustained two non-life threatening gunshot wounds and was transported to a local area hospital.
There is no suspect information at this time.
The case continues to remain under investigation and anyone with information is asked to please contact the Delmar Police Department at 410-896-3131 or the Delaware State Police, Troop 4, Detective M. Doughty at 302-752-3794. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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