The Milford Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the 500 block of Truitt Avenue in Milford.
Officials said on 01/11/2023 at approximately 2:40 am, the Milford Police Department was dispatched to a shooting that occurred in the 500 block of West Street in Milford. When officers arrived on scene, they made contact with an 18-year-old male inside the residence. He was suffering from a gunshot wound to his left leg. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Bayhealth Sussex Campus for further medical treatment.
Investigators learned through initial investigation that the incident actually occurred in the 500 block of Truitt Avenue where the victim approached a vehicle and an unknown rear passenger inside the vehicle exited the vehicle and opened fire on the victim according to police. The victim fled from the scene and found that he had been shot in his left leg.
Officials said after the victim was stabilized at Bayhealth Sussex Campus, he was transferred to Christiana Hospital for further treatment.
Investigators ask that anyone that has information about this incident is asked to contact the Milford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 302.422.8081.