(Wilmington, DE 19809) Yesterday (Oct 17), patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of Bedford Drive in the community of Edgemoor for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the units arrived, they discovered an 18-year-old female who had been shot in a lower torso.  She was transported to a local hospital for treatment of the non-life-threatening injury.

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.

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

Citizens can also 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.