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Suspect Arrested in Georgetown Home Invasion, Shooting

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Donta E. Vickers Donta E. Vickers

GEORGETOWN, Del.- Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for several others wanted in connection with a late Thursday night home invasion robbery and shooting that left a 42-year-old man injured.

Police said the incident happened at around 11:30 p.m. on the 200 block of Kimmey Street. According to investigators, multiple suspects broke into the home for the purpose of robbing the victim in a drug-related incident. During the ordeal, the victim was shot once in the leg and suffered a non-life-threatening injury. He was later taken to Beebe Medical Center where he remains hospitalized, police said.

The suspects fled the scene but during a search of the area police located one of them and took him into custody. The suspect, identified as 36-year-old Donta E. Vickers, of Georgetown, was charged with first-degree assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, home invasion, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and second-degree conspiracy. Bond information was not immediately available.

According to police, the home invasion was not a random act and the victim was specifically targeted by the suspects. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this crime or has any additional information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333 or Detective Cordrey of the Georgetown Police Department at (302) 856-6613.

 

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