15-Year-Old Boy Shot In Edgemoor

Wilmington – New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy in the community of Edgemoor.

Last night, Sunday April 16, 2017 at about 10:55 p.m., County Police responded to the unit block of South Pennewell Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, police located the 15-year-old victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound and immediately administered first aid. The victim was taken to an area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives were called to the scene and have assumed the investigation.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

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