DE State Police investigate Shooting in Georgetown area

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Georgetown, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Sunday night in the Georgetown area.

On October 31, 2021, at approximately 9:07 p.m., troopers responded to Dupont Blvd (US 113) and Hardscrabble Road for an individual with a gunshot wound in the leg. The investigation determined a 22-year-old Millsboro man and a 25-year-old Millsboro woman were driving in the area of the 20000 block of Asketum Branch Road when a confrontation ensued between the 22-year-old male and individuals in another vehicle. During the altercation, an unknown suspect shot multiple rounds, striking the male once in the leg. All individuals then fled the area. At US 113 and Hardscrabble Road, the victim contacted a paramedic unit stopped at the intersection. He was transported to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Troopers responded to the location of the shooting, and a search of the crime scene was conducted. Evidence was located in the roadway related to the shooting.

There are no suspect photographs or information available.

This incident remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigation Unit. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Alan Bluto by calling 302-752-3864. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at


Source: DE State Police Newsroom

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