Two Children Shot In Edgemoor Saturday Night

Edgemoor –  Last night, Saturday, April18, 2020 at 8:40 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to South Rodney Drive, in the community of Edgemoor for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they discovered two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim was a 15-year-old female who sustained a single gunshot wound to her lower torso. The second victim, a 13-year-old boy, was shot in the leg. Both were transported to the hospital with what police say were non-life-threatening injuries.

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 Det. DiNardo at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at [email protected] or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800 or via messenger on Facebook.


Breaking Report

Edgemoor – Rescue crews are responding to S Rodney Drive for reports of a shooting.

Initial reports from the scene indicate that multiple victims may be injured.

At least one juvenile has been shot and is en route to the hospital.

Troopers and County Police are also responding. Large crowd forming around the scene.

We are awaiting additional details from County Police.




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