Teenager Shoots Neighbor in the Head: Police

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013  |  Updated 5:51 AM EDT
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Teenager Shoots Neighbor in the Head: Police

Devon Gordon, 18, is accused of shooting his neighbor in her head.

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Delaware State Police say a woman was shot in the head yesterday in Selbyville, and her next-door neighbor has been charged with attempted murder.

Troopers responding to a 911 call at about 3:20 a.m. Tuesday found the 25-year-old victim sitting outside an SUV in front of a home on Hosier Street. She was flown to Christiana Medical Center, where police say she is in critical condition.

Officers say the victim's neighbor, 18-year-old Devon Gordon, had met with her in the SUV 3 a.m. and shot her. Authorities say Gordon also fired shots in his home, where his mother and a 49-year-old man live.

According to police the man in the home saw that glass in the home was shattered by a bullet and that Gordon had a gun. The man was able to disarm Gordon but not before the gun fired again, according to police.

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The man suffered minor injuries during the scuffle.

Gordon was charged with two counts of attempted murder and weapons charges. He was held on $310,000 cash bond. More charges could be added, according to investigators.
 

 


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