Police: Would-Be Robber, Victim Exchange Gunfire

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — New Castle County police say a would-be robber and his victim were injured when they exchanged gunfire.

Officers were called to the 100 block of Parma Avenue in New Castle on Saturday evening, where they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. They learned that the man was shot by a man who tried to rob him and he returned fire.

Later, during a traffic stop near Wilmington Hospital, officers found 21-year-old Jamear Dixon of Claymont suffering from a gunshot wound to his stomach. In the car, police say they found property taken from three people robbed at gunpoint just minutes before the shooting.

Dixon is listed in serious but stable condition. He is charged in the shooting, attempted robbery and the earlier robbery.

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  1. Jemei D says:

    Jamear Did Not Do any Of this They Are saying , NOne Of YALL was There Dont what Was Going On Yall Need To Be A shamed , He is Not Guilty , ! He is innocent Until PROVEN GUILTY :)

    1. MAJack says:

      Such an eloquent defense. Almost poetic. Perhaps you should consider a career in writing. Let’s hope that more good citizens use such force to defend themselves and their property from the other Jamears of this world.

  2. Alleycat says:

    Another armed citizen was able to protect his property. Hopefully any other dirt bags will think twice before trying to rob the citizenry. And for all of those who are against gun ownership, this is why we are allowed and should be armed.

  3. JAMEAR DIXON PROMISES HE says:

    WONT GET CAUGHT AGAIN. ABOUT THE BULLET LODGED IN HIS STOMACH
    HE SWEARS HE HEARD LEAD WAS GOOD FOR HIS DIET. AND THAT HE DID NOT
    DOO THE SHOOTING, NAME SANE ?

    WE MUST HAVE LET SOME OT THE ANIMALS OUT OF THE HOOD, DELAWARE ?
    THE CRIME NEWS IS SO SPARSE HERE IN PHILA ? IM SHOCKED SAYS HH OF OXFORD CIRCLE

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