Delaware police are looking into using a new device to help track gunfire.

The device is known as ShotSpotter and can locate gunfire in seconds through the use of audio sensors.

The sensors would be "placed throughout a city, and when they detect the sound of a shot, cameras focus in on the area, and police are notified," WDEL News reported.

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David Mitchell, Delaware Secretary of Safety and Homeland Security, says the technology has been effective in other cities and could help police officers arrive at a shooting scene quicker.