Milford man arrested on assault, weapon charges

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GEORGETOWN, Del. – Georgetown Police arrested a Milford man on multiple charges after he reportedly used a firearm to assault another man late last week.

Police say they responded to the ACE Center on Dupont Boulevard for an assault complaint on Friday. On arrival, officers found a 40-year-old male victim with injuries to his face. Further investigation revealed that the suspect and the victim had gotten into a verbal altercation when the suspect pulled out a handgun and hit the victim with it.

The suspect, 40-year-old Christopher Baker, was located at the Georgetown Transit Hub a short time later and was arrested. He was held at SCI on $25,000 cash bond after being charged with second degree assault, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possession of ammunition by a prohibited person, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and possession of a firearm while under the influence.

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