1 dead, multiple injuries in shooting at strip center in Brookside area south of Newark


The New Castle County Division of Police reported one dead and others were wounded at a strip center in the Brookside area south of Newark.

Police were called at 12:47 a.m. to what is now known as Shoppes of Village Square and found multiple victims of gunshot wounds. One male was found dead at the scene.

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

The shopping center area is one of the few commercial locations under the jurisdiction of County Police, since it is located off a county road. Most commercial areas in Delaware are policed by State Troopers.

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 orMichael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.

This is an active an ongoing investigation, and further details will be released when available.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip through our New Castle County Police App, or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police.

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