Second Teen Shot In Edgemoor Gardens On Thursday, Two This Week

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On Thursday patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Bedford Drive in the community of Edgemoor Gardens for a report of a shooting that had just occurred, according to police.

Officials said when the units arrived, they discovered an 18-year-old female who had been shot in a lower torso. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

On Wednesday, Oct 16, patrol officers from the New Castle County Police along with New Castle County Paramedics, Brandywine Hundred Fire Company No.1 and Delaware State Police Aviation (Trooper 4) were dispatched to the area of South Cannon Drive in the community of Edgemoor for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. This is just blocks away from Bedford Drive.

In that shooting arriving officers found a 17-year-old male who had been shot in the leg. After evaluating the patient, he was transported by ground paramedics to A.I. duPont Hospital for Children | Nemours in stable condition, according to NCC Paramedics. Trooper 4 was recalled.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact Det Jon Adams at (302) 395-8110 or Jonathan.Adams@newcastlede.gov.

 


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