Shooting leaves 2 dead, 2 injured in Claymont, Delaware

Two people have died, including a 16-year-old boy after police say a total of four people were shot in Claymont, Delaware Wednesday night. 

At 9:40 p.m., New Castle County officers were dispatched to the area of Balfour Avenue in the Knollwood community for a report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old man, 16-year-old boy, and 19-year-old woman suffering from gunshot wounds. 

Medics and officers provided first aid, but police say both the 27-year-old Nathan Smith and 16-year-old Jasir Brown succumbed to their injuries. 

After the shooting, police identified an 18-year-old male who showed up to a neaby hospital in a private vehicle as a fourth shooting victim. 

He was listed in critical condition and the 19-year-old woman has since been treated and released from the hospital. 

The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police. 



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