(Wilmington, DE 19809) Yesterday (Oct 16), patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of South Cannon Drive in the community of Edgemoor for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the units arrived, they discovered a 17-year-old male who had been shot in a lower extremity.  He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation,

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Kevin Mackie (Kevin.Mackie@newcastlede.gov or 302-395-8133). You can also contact the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can text a tip anonymously, simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. 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.