NEWARK, DELAWARE (7/29/2017) An Applebee’s Restaurant employee was wounded by gunfire during a robbery early today, Newark police said.
The shooting was reported at 2:17 a.m. in the Suburban Plaza Shopping Center off Elkton Road.
The victim was walking to his vehicle when two males with a handgun confronted him.
The employee was shot in an extremity and the two robbers fled on foot, Sgt. Gerald J. Bryda said.
He said the victim was taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton in stable condition.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Daniel Bystricky at 302-366-7100 ext. 3136 or Dbystricky@newark.de.us. Or send an anonymous tip by texting 302NPD and your message to TIP411.