Two shot, one dead in New Castle

NEW CASTLE, DE – Earlier today, (December 10, 2020) at approximately 2:00 P.M., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the area of Rose Lane in the community of Rosegate for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers were informed that two gunshot victims had been transported to an area hospital. The officers ascertained that the shooting occurred in the 100 block of Rose Lane. Officers later learned that one of the victims had succumbed to his wounds, and the other victim is in critical condition.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information and/or video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Det. DiNardo at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at David.DiNardo@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook.

Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.

Additionally, tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.