Newport shooting scene

A 15-year-old girl killed in Newport--in one of three different shootings that occurred in New Castle County over the weekend--was identified by authorities Monday. 

According to Delaware State Police, Emoni Rivers-Boyd, of Wilmington, was shot and killed Saturday, February 15, 2020, around 9:55 p.m. in the unit block of Bennett Court. 

State troopers and Newport Police are jointly investigating the homicide. 

Anyone with information that may assist with this investigation is urged to contact Delaware State Police at 302.741.2729 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. 

Prior to the Newport slaying, a 19-year-old man was shot along the 4000 block of Ogletown-Stanton Road in Newark, and in Wilmington, city police were investigating a 26-year-old man shot on Pine Street Saturday afternoon.