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Dover Police Search For Shooting Suspect

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DOVER, Del. - The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened early this morning.

According to reports, at around 12:25 AM, witnesses reported hearing several gunshots in the area of New Castle Ave and E Water Street. Two suspects were reportedly involved in a gun fight and upon the officers arrival, one suspect was seen fleeing from the scene on foot. Officers say they observed him carrying a handgun and they gave chase.

Police say the suspect was apprehended and found to be in possession of a 357 revolver. Officers reportedly identified the suspect as Alfonzo White, 22, of Philadelphia, PA, and discovered that he had been shot in the leg by the other suspect, who is still unknown at this time.

Police say Alfonzo was charged with possession of firearm by person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and resisting arrest. Officers reportedly recovered two different types of shell casings from the scene and found that one residence was damaged during the incident.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Gott at 302-736-7138 or Dover Police at 302-736-7111.

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