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Man Shot During Felton Attempted Robbery

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FELTON, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating say a 22-year-old Dover man had to be rushed to the hospital after he was shot in the hand during an attempted robbery near Felton.
 
Police said troopers responded to Kent General Hospital on Tuesday night after it was reported by medical staff there was a patient being treated for a gunshot wound to the hand. According to police, the investigation revealed the victim was leaving a home on Plymouth Road near Felton when he was approached by a an unknown male suspect who demanded everything he had. When the victim refused, the suspect pulled a gun from his waistband and fired it one time. According to police, the victim was struck in the hand as he began to flee. The suspect also fled the area on foot in an unknown direction. 
 
Police said the victim was able to make contact with a friend who drove him to Kent General's emergency room to be treated for the wound.
 
According to investigators, the suspect was described as a black male, 5-foot-10, and wearing a black T-shirt and black pants. He was armed with an unknown type of handgun.
 
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call DSP Troop 3 at (302) 697-2104 or by utilizing the DSP Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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