Edgemoor Woman shot during possible carjacking attempt

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New Castle County Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the community of Edgemoor Terrace.

WILMINGTON (DE): A 20-year-old Edgemoor woman was shot in the arm in an apparent car jacking attempt in the unit block of Salisbury Drive shortly after 11:45 p.m.

According to Michael Eckerd, a police spokesman, when police responded to the scene they found the female victim. The female was taken to an area hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigation Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 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.

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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