Officials: Woman wounded by police after she shot 2nd woman in Delaware

Authorities say a woman suspected of shooting another woman at a Delaware apartment complex was critically wounded by police who confronted her.

The New Castle County police department says the armed woman was firing a gun when two officers encountered her at the apartment complex in Newark on Friday night. 

Police say both officers opened fire on the woman, hitting her in the chest. 


She was taken to a hospital, where she was in critical condition. 

Investigators believe the woman had shot a 26-year-old woman during an argument. 

The other woman is also in critical condition.