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Man Hospitalized After Being Shot In The Face

Wilmington – On Friday, 24 November 2017, at approximately 10:51 pm, Wilmington Police were summoned to the unit block of E. 23rd Street with regards to a SHOT SPOTTER notification for gunfire, according to police.

Officials said that upon the officers arrival, they located a 58-year-old male, suffering from a gunshot wound to his nose. He was treated on scene by New Castle County paramedics, then he was transported to the Christiana Hospital for further treatment.

This is an on going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Detective Mike Hayman at (302) 576-3963, or if preferred, anyone with information may contact DELAWARE CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333, or via email:
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