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Troopers Release Details In Shooting At Bear Wawa

Bear- Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred late last night that left one man wounded, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on October 20, 2020, at approximately 11:58 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to Wawa located 1100 Pulaski Highway, Bear, in reference to a shooting. The investigation has determined a 24-year-old male had an altercation in the parking lot and subsequently was shot twice while standing outside of his vehicle. He was transported to a local area hospital and treated for gunshot wounds to the leg and abdomen.

There is no suspect information at this time and no other reported injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective A. Bange with Delaware State Police Troop 2 Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 302-365-8411. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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