Update: Teen Shot In Edgemoor Gardens On Wednesday

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Yesterday, 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.

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. This is an active and ongoing investigation,

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Kevin Mackie (Kevin.Mackie@newcastlede.gov or 302-395-8133).

Breaking Report

Edgemoor Gardens – Just after 11:30 this morning rescue crews along with New Castle County Police responded to Cannon Drive for reports of a shooting.

One patient is currently en route to the hospital via ambulance. Trooper 4, originally, dispatched to the scene has been recalled.

This is a developing story.


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