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Troopers investigate shooting outside Wilmington area liquor store – Delaware State Police

Date posted: Saturday, February 12, 2022

Wilmington, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred outside a Wilmington-area liquor store Friday night.

On February 11, 2022, at approximately 7:38 p.m., soldiers were dispatched to Christiana Hospital for a person who arrived at the emergency room with an apparent gunshot wound. The investigation determined that the 24-year-old New Castle woman was heading south on Newport Gap Pike when she parked on her right shoulder, directly across from Ted’s Liquors, located at 1202 Newport Gap Pike. While she was still seated inside her vehicle, a dark colored SUV traveling south on Newport Gap Pike slowly passed. At the same time, the front passenger leaned out of the SUV window and fired several bullets at her vehicle before continuing to drive south on Newport Gap Pike. The victim fled and was transported by private vehicle to the hospital. She suffered two non-life-threatening abrasions to her arm and abdomen during the shooting.

A scene investigation was conducted and several casings were located outside Ted’s Liquors.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored SUV. There are currently no suspect descriptions or surveillance photographs available.

The Delaware State Police Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate this shooting incident. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Det. Brian Timmons by calling 302-365-8434 or messaging the Delaware State Police on Facebook Messenger. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the Internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppers.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness to a crime or has lost a loved one to sudden death and needs help, the Police Victim Services Unit The State of Delaware/Delaware Victim Center is available to provide support and resources. 24 hours a day via a free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You can also email the Victim Services Unit at [email protected]

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