Video captures burst of gunfire during deadly pool party shooting in Delaware

NEWARK, Delaware (WPVI) -- New video captures the burst of gunfire and the frantic moments after a deadly shooting during a pool party in Delaware.

It happened early Sunday morning around 1 a.m. outside of a home on Louis Court in the Salem Woods development.

Police say a 22-year-old man was shot and killed. He has not been identified.

The shooting also injured a 17-year-old male and a 19-year-old male. Both victims remain hospitalized in stable condition.

Neighbors describe hearing shots like fireworks and seeing more than 100 kids run out of the house.



The gunfire rang out throughout the block -- one of the bullets went through a neighbor's house and into her stairwell. She says she's lucky to be alive.

"My granddaughter is the one who came running to me and said, 'Mom-mom, that was gunshots,'" recalled Donna Votta.

Another neighbor counted at least six bullet holes in his car.

Votta saw the victims get carried away.

"It was very frightening. This is a quiet neighborhood and this was very unnerving," she said.

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Neighbors say there are parties at the house nearly every weekend, but they've never turned violent before.

"This is the first time something like this happened. It's been nice; I've been here 24 years and nothing like this ever happened," said Pete Sierra.

New Castle County police are interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance video.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Michael McNasby at 302-395-8110.

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