Reports: County Police Investigating Saturday Morning Shooting


County Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Saturday morning.

Just after 9:00 rescue crews were dispatched to Court Drive in West Park,  just off of Lancaster Avenue, for reports of a shooting.

Moments later police learned that both the suspect and the victim had fled the area in their vehicles, according to initial reports from the scene.

As Delaware State Police responded to assist they learned that an Elsemer officer had eyes on the suspect vehicle and was following it. Troopers also learned that the victim may be en route to the hospital.

Initial reports from the scene indicate that Troopers, County Police and Elsemer PD were able to take at least one suspect into custody near Canby Park. Radio traffic indicated that a gun was recovered.

Several County Police officers were observed at an area hospital where it is believed the victim was being treated for their injuries.

Police have not released official details surrounding the incident.


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