Medics provide advance-life support for 25-Year-Old man who was shot in Gordon Heights Friday night

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After being stabilized, the victim was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition.

WILMINGTON (DE): Police say a 25-year-old man required life saving efforts after being shot Friday night in Gordon Heights.

New Castle County Police rushed to the scene in Gordon Heights around 6:00 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene in the unit block of Haines Avenue near Edgemoor Gardens where they located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound and was in need of life saving efforts.

New Castle County Paramedics arrived shortly after and quickly began administering advanced life support efforts.

After being stabilized, the victim was transported to a local area hospital in critical condition.

The last shooting incident in the county was September 30, 2020, in the Dunleith community. A 48-year-old man was shot in the 400 block of Moorehouse Drive near New Castle. He was treated at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported to Christiana Hospital in stable condition. He later underwent surgery for his injuries. His recovery or current condition is unknown.

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The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Michael McNasby at (302) 395-8110 or Michael.McNasby@newcastlede.gov.
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.
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 of 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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