UPATED: Delaware State Police investigating shooting incident that left one in critical condition

HARRINGTON, Del. — Delaware State Police are continuing to investigating a shooting that took place in Harrington Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, a 20-year-old Milford woman was driving westbound on Milford-Harrington Highway in the area of Sandbox Road when an unknown suspect in a dark SUV crossed the double yellow line and pulled alongside her vehicle. The suspect then reportedly fired a gun numerous times into the victim’s vehicle before fleeing the scene.

The victim’s vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in a field. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to her upper body and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Police say that at this time, it is not believed that this was a random incident. This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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