NEWARK, DE – Police in Newark are reporting the double murder of a man and woman inside the Hunter’s Crossing apartment complex on Saturday. Police are now looking for the suspect or suspects who shot and killed a 23-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman.
According to a police report by the New Castle County Police, at approximately 9:17 P.M., oficers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Fairway Road for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, the responding officers discovered a 23-year-old male, and an 18-year-old female suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers immediately started life savings efforts however, both victims died from their wounds.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police; Criminal Investigation Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation. This is an active and on-going investigation, further updates will follow.
The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with video surveillance within that time frame or information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.
Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip.