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Update: Woman Shot In Edgemoor Saturday Night Hospitalized

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The New Castle County Division of Police are requesting assistance in the investigation of a shooting in Edgemoor.

Yesterday, December 12th, 2020, at approximately 9:00 P.M., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Polk Drive, in the community of Edgemoor for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they discovered a 23-year-old female victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Initial reports from the scene indicated that arriving officers applied a tourniquet prior to the rescue crew’s arrival. Initial reports of multiple victims appear to be unfounded at this stage.

She was transported to a local area hospital where she is listed in stable condition.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information/ video pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Thomas Bruhn at 302-395-8120.

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