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June 01, 2015

Bullet strikes crib with sleeping infant inside, man shot in Delaware

Baby was unharmed, man in stable condition

A bullet struck a crib with a sleeping infant inside and a man was injured during a shooting in Edgemoor Gardens, Delaware.

The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m.New Castle County Police responded to a call reporting a shooting and found a man in his 20's with a gunshot wound in his lower extremity. The man was taken to Christiana Hospital where he is reportedly in stable condition.

A bullet fired in the shooting went through a nearby home, striking a portable crib with a baby inside. Luckily, the infant was unharmed. 

Police were unable to locate two suspects who allegedly fled the scene on foot. Authorities are investigating the incident. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the New Castle County Police Department at 302-573-2800 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333, or submit a tip on the department's website.