Suspect, charges not yet released

The City of Lewes Police Department is investigating a domestic-related shooting that occurred on Breakwater Street Friday evening.

On Friday, Dec. 1, at around 7 p.m., Lewes police responded to a residence on Breakwater Street after a 911 call was received in which a male caller advised that he had shot his son following an argument. Upon arrival, the Lewes Police Department, with assistance from the Delaware State Police, were able to secure the dwelling and take one person of interest into custody.

The gunshot victim was transported by private vehicle to Beebe Hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and chest area. The victim is currently in stable condition.

Police declined to name the suspect or what crimes he is being charged with, if any.