Boy, 15, Shot in Edgemoor Monday night

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New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy in the community of Edgemoor.

WILMINGTON: A 15 year old boy was shot around 10:55 P.M. Monday evening in the unit block of South Pennewell Dr. County Police responded to the area after receiving calls about shots being fired. Officers located the boy and administered first aid then he was taken to an area hospital for treatment for what police say is a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

According to police spokesman, J.P. Piser, Detectives were called to the scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation and/or surveillance video of the area, please contact Det. DiNardo (DPDinardo@nccpd.org) or New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes being investigated by this agency.

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