Assistance Offered for Witnesses, Employees, Jurors & Others Affected by NCCo Courthouse Shooting

Feb 12, 2013 -- 3:42am

To offer assistance and information to witnesses, employees, jurors and others affected by the violence of Monday's shooting at the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington, the following steps have been taken.

For anyone who witnessed Monday's sad events or otherwise needs to speak to someone immediately about those events and their effect, please call the Delaware State Police Victim Center at 1-800 VICTIM1 or  1-800-842-8461.

For witnesses, employees or persons wishing to speak to the police, victim's assistance or a counselor, help will be available from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Goodstay Center of the University of Delaware, 2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806.

To address any questions and concerns about Monday's events, a briefing will be scheduled for all New Castle County Courthouse employees only at lunchtime in the jury services room at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, the day the Courthouse reopens.   Further information will be forthcoming about that briefing.  Specific courts may schedule additional briefings to address court-specific concerns.

Please check in regularly for more information about the status of the New Castle County Courthouse and help for witnesses, jurors, and employees affected by Monday's events. The judiciary website is at

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