WILMINGTON, Del. – 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.
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.