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  • One wounded in Capitol Green shooting

  • Dover Police are searching for a suspect wanted in a June 17 shooting in Capitol Green.
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  • Dover Police are investigating a June 17 shooting that left one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.
    The incident took place at approximately 10:13 p.m., said department spokesman Capt. Tim Stump.
    Reports indicate the 23-year-old man was standing with a group of friends at the corner of Water Street and New Castle Avenue in Capitol Green when they were approached by a black man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
    The group fled when they saw the man pull a handgun, Stump said; the victim told police he heard a shot and was hit in the lower part of one of his legs.
    The victim, whose name was not released, was taken to Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital, where he was treated and released.
    Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7111.Callers may remain anonymous. Tips also may be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.
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