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Man Charged With Shooting Man In Face In Dover

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police have arrested a man accused of shooting another man in the face outside an apartment complex in Dover.

Delaware State Police say 24-year-old Aaron Johnson of Cheswold was taken into custody shortly after the shooting Wednesday night. He’s charged with first-degree assault and gun offenses and is being held on $55,000 secured bail.

The victim, a 38-year-old Dover man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say Johnson and the victim were involved in an argument that also included several teenagers. Police say the victim was taunting Johnson, who then pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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