Newark Police Continue Investigating Shooting a Red Roof Inn

NEWARK, DE – On February 6, 2021, at about 0003 hours, Newark Police responded to a hotel room at the Red Roof Inn, 1119 South College Avenue, for a report of a shooting.  Officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he is currently being treated.  There is no further status information available on the victim.

Arriving officers engaged in a short vehicle pursuit with a vehicle leaving the scene.  The vehicle was eventually stopped and persons from the vehicle were detained.  Their involvement in this incident is currently under investigation.

This is an active criminal investigation in its early stages.  Additional information will be released when it is available as the investigation progresses.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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