Teen Boy Struck in Road Rage Shooting: Police

A teen boy is recovering after he was shot in the leg during a road rage incident in Delaware Wednesday morning.

Police say the 16-year-old boy was inside his aunt’s car in Wilmington, Delaware. As his aunt was driving a second vehicle sped up and cut her off, stopping in the roadway. Police say the 16-year-old boy began arguing with a passenger in the second vehicle in the middle of the street.

During the argument, the unidentified suspect pulled out a gun and shot the teen in the leg, according to investigators. The passenger then got into the vehicle which was last seen driving on Centerville Road.

The teen and his aunt first drove to their home and examined the wound. They then drove to the hospital where the teen is currently in stable condition and expected to undergo surgery.

If you have any information on the shooting, please call the New Castle County Police Department at 302-573-2800.


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