NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) —
A man in now in police custody after shots were fired at officers from a home in Newark, Delaware Tuesday afternoon.
New Castle County Police reported being fired at around 1:30 p.m. from a home in the unit block of Lawrence Avenue.
Action News is told no officers or civilians were injured.
The officers took cover behind their vehicles on Route 2 (Kirkwood Highway) and closed Route 2 as a precaution.
Day cares in the area were notified and the Newark Farmers Market was placed on lock down during the standoff.
Shortly before 3 p.m. police were able to get the suspect out of the home.
So far, no word on the man’s identity or what motivated the shooting.
Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more information becomes available.
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