Newark Man Shot While Taking Out The Trash

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Newark – The New Castle County Police (NCCPD) are currently investigating an early morning shooting that left a man seriously injured, according to NCCPD Spokeswoman CPL Tracey Duffy.

Duffy said the New Castle County Police were called to the 2700 block of Normandy Court , The Elms Apartments, at approximately 1:40 am for a shooting investigation. Responding units located the 39-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was taking out the trash when he engaged in an argument with an unknown man in a light colored SUV, said Duffy. During the argument both the victim and the suspect exchanged gunfire which ultimately left the victim injured.

The victim was transported to the Christiana Medical Center conscious and alert.

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