19-Year-Old woman shot dead in Edgemoore early Wednesday morning, one other also injured

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One person is dead and one other injured after being shot early Wednesday morning and police have many questions and a suspect to catch.

WILMINGTON (DE): New Castle County Police are investigating after a 19-year-old woman was shot dead in Edgemoore early Wednesday morning.

Police also say a 19-year-old man was shot. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Police say officers were dispatched to the area of Rysing Drive in the community of Edgemoore in the early morning hours. They say that’s where they found the two gunshot victims.

The female victim, identified as Alexis Delcoco, was pronounced dead at the scene.


If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this incident, please contact Detective Jeffrey Sendek (Jeffrey.Sendek@newcastlede.gov) or at (302) 395-8130.

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com.,or (IM) on the New Castle County Division of Police Facebook page. Citizens can also submit a tip anonymously by text. Send a text to 847411 with NCCDE in the text field and your tip. You 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 (IM) at New Castle County Police.  A reward of up to $1,000.00 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.

Additionally, if you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a violent crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.


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