Troopers Investigating I-95 Shooting Involving Woman On Motorcycle

Wilmington– Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at approximately 1:28 a.m., an 18-year-old female was operating a 2019 Kawasaki EX4 motorcycle on I-95 northbound in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard when unknown suspects began shooting at her from a vehicle. The victim turned onto North Walnut Street and attempted to get away from the suspects as they continued to chase and shoot at her. As the victim attempted to make a left turn, she crashed into a parked car and fell to the ground. As she was on the ground, the suspect vehicle stopped next to her before fleeing the area.

The suspects are described as a black male operator and black front seat passenger.

The suspect vehicle at this time is unknown.

The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition for a gunshot wound to her lower extremity.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Delaware State Police Troop 2 Major Crimes Unit by calling 302-834-2620.

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