Suspect shot by officers during home invasion in New Castle County, police say

An early morning home invasion ended with an officer-involved shooting when one of the suspects was struck by gunfire in New Castle County.

Police say they confronted two armed suspects while responding to a home invasion on Minuit Drive just before 2 a.m. Sunday.

Officers fired their weapons after the suspects disobeyed commands, according to New Castle County police.


One suspect was shot and transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Another suspect was taken into police custody.

Three officers have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation into the shooting is being conducted.