Shooting on Madison Drive

On October 9, 2021, at about 0222 hours, Newark Police responded to a residence in the 100-block of Madison Drive for a report of loud music and subjects in the street.  As officers arrived at the scene, they were advised that there had been a shooting.  A short time later, the female victim, suffering from a gunshot wound, arrived at an area hospital by private vehicle.

The initial investigation found that the victim was seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in front of the residence, when shots were fired from a vehicle driving by.  The vehicle was last seen southbound on Elkton Road.  Multiple shell casings were found at the scene.

The victim was admitted to an area hospital in critical condition.

This investigation is in its early stages and additional information will be released when available.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. P. Keld at (302) 366-7100 x. 3106 or  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.