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Suspect In Critical Condition Following Police-Involved Shooting In Delaware

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NEW CASTLE, Del. (CBS) - A suspect is in critical condition at Christiana Hospital after a police-involved shooting Thursday afternoon.

At about 4:30 p.m., police received reports that the 27-year-old suspect shot another man in the 200 block of Parma Avenue.

Before officers arrived at the scene, witnesses reported to 911 dispatchers they saw the man flee in a vehicle.

When officers spotted the vehicle turning onto Memorial Drive, they stopped it and one of the officers reportedly discharged his weapon, striking the suspect.

The vehicle then traveled westbound on Memorial Drive where it struck another vehicle in the 100 block of Memorial Drive.

The circumstances surrounding both shootings are currently under investigation.

Authorities say the officer, a two-year veteran of the New Castle County Police Department, has been placed on administrative duty until the investigation is complete.

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