Woman shot in drive-by shooting outside Wilmington liquor store

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Wilmington, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred outside a Wilmington area liquor store Friday night.

On February 11, 2022, at approximately 7:38 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Christiana Hospital for an individual who arrived at the Emergency Room with an apparent gunshot wound. The investigation determined the 24-year-old New Castle woman was traveling southbound on Newport Gap Pike when she parked on the right shoulder, directly in front of Ted’s Liquors, located at 1202 Newport Gap Pike. While still sitting inside her vehicle, a dark-colored SUV traveling southbound on Newport Gap Pike slowly drove by.

At the same time, the front passenger leaned out the SUV’s window and fired multiple rounds in the direction of her vehicle before continuing to travel southbound on Newport Gap Pike. The victim fled the area and was transported by a private vehicle to the hospital. She sustained two non-life-threatening graze wounds to her arm and abdomen during the shooting.

An investigation at the scene was conducted, and multiple shell casings were located outside of Ted’s Liquors.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark-colored SUV. There is currently no suspect description or surveillance photographs available.

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