Two minors shot in New Castle-area neighborhood Saturday


Delaware Online-


Two minors were shot Saturday night in the Buena Vista Park community near New Castle.

New Castle County police responded to the shooting at about 7 p.m. 

Both minors were shot in the lower torso and were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police have not released their ages in order to ensure their anonymity, Officer First Class Grigori Lopez-Garcia said.


Since Christmas Eve, eight people have been shot in Delaware, two of which were fatal. On Christmas Day, 51-year-old Robin McNeil was killed in Wilmington. On Saturday night, a 67-year-old man was gunned down in Wilmington's Riverside neighborhood. 


The New Castle-area shooting is under investigation by detectives from the department’s Criminal Investigations Unit. Anyone with information or video related to the incident can contact Detective John Mancuso at john.mancuso@newcastlede.gov or New Castle County police at (302) 395-2743.

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