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Suspect Uninjured in Seaford Police Shooting

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SEAFORD, Del.- Seaford police say an officer fired shots at a suspect who pointed a gun at officers early Friday evening. 

The incident happened shortly after 6 p.m. Friday, when officers were dispatched to the 300 block of North Street for a report of shots fired at a home.

Police said the shooting suspect, identified as 31-year-old Brandon Alston of Seaford, fled the house with a gun. When officers pursued Alston, they said he pointed the gun at them, at which time one of the officers fired three shots at Alston. He was not struck or injured. The officers eventually took him Alston into custody. Officers also located a fully-loaded .38-caliber revolver handgun at the scene, police said.

Alston was charged with eight counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, eight counts of possession of firearm by a person prohibited, second-degree kidnapping, 13 counts of aggravated menacing, 14 counts of first-degree reckless endangerment, resisting arrest with force, two counts of discharging a firearm in city limits and driving while revoked. He is being held in the Department of Corrections in lieu of $184,000 bond pending a preliminary hearing at a later date. 

 

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