Stray bullet hits crib holding sleeping baby in Delaware, man critical

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A stray bullet struck a crib with a sleeping baby in Delaware. (WPVI)

A stray bullet struck a crib holding a sleeping baby during a shooting in New Castle County, Del., that sent a man to the hospital.

At approximately 5:47 p.m. Monday, police responded to the unit block of Bedford Drive in Edgemoor Gardens for the report of a shooting.

The victim, a male in his 20s, was transported to Christiana Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Police say one of the bullets traveled into a nearby home and struck a portable crib where a small baby was sleeping.

Police say the child was not harmed.

Two suspects allegedly fled on foot from the scene.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 573-2800.

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