Woman, Dog Reportedly Shot During Home Invasion In Middletown

Sometime between late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, rescue crews and police responded to a home in the 600 block of Schoonover Lane in Middletown for reports of a shooting.

Police reportedly responded to the Dickerson Farm development home where they found a woman that was wounded by gunfire. Initial reports from the scene indicate the woman was shot during a home invasion. Police have not released any information regarding the incident. It’s unclear if there is a danger to the community.

Information provided to FSU regarding the shooting of the family dog has not been confirmed.

This is a developing story.

We will update this story when New Castle County Police release details surrounding the incident.

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