DSP News Release: Troopers Investigate Multiple Shooting at Moodswing Niteclub.Lounge, Kirkwood Highway
- Moodswing Niteclub.Lounge (parking lot), 3421 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE
Date of Occurrence:
- Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 1:48 a.m.
- 21 year old male
- 22 year old male
- 24 year old male
- 33 year old female
- Unknown suspects, no physical or clothing description available at this time.
- No surveillance photos available at this time for release
Wilmington-Delaware State Police Major Crimes Detectives are investigating an early morning shooting in the parking lot of the Moodswing Niteclub, which has left four victims with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the incident occurred on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at approximately 1:48 a.m. as Troopers responded to the Moodswing Niteclub.Lounge for reports of a large crowd exiting the club after an event featuring the rapper Meek Mill, with gunshots being fired by multiple shooters in the parking lot.
Arriving Troopers were confronted by a large crowd of approximately 600-700 patrons in the parking lot fleeing on foot and in cars, and could hear multiple gunshots being fired within the crowd. Troopers were able to secure the scene, clear and disperse the crowd without further incident.
Troopers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds that were treated by EMS and transported by ambulance to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
Two victims suffering from gunshot wounds were transported by friends to local hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The hospital disposition and treatment status were unknown at the time of this release.
A total of five vehicles in the parking lot were damaged by gunfire.
Troopers continue to collect evidence at the scene and conduct interviews to determine a motive for the shooting. No suspects have been identified at this time.
If anyone has any information about this incident are asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at Troop 2 at 302-834-2630 Extension #207 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 atwww.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
Sergeant Paul G. Shavack
Director of Public Information | Delaware State Police P.O. Box 430| Dover, DE 19903