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Man Injured in Delaware Police-Involved Shooting

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    Man Injured in Police-Involved Shooting

    Just two miles away from a pro-police rally, a police-involved shooting occurred in Wilmington, Delaware after a routine traffic stop. NBC10's Tim Furlong is on scene with the latest. (Published Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015)

    A man was struck by a bullet fired by police in New Castle County, Delaware after he opened fire on officers during a routine traffic stop Thursday evening.

    The shooting happened in the area of Vandever Ave. and Lamotte St. -- just blocks from a pro-police rally -- around 5 p.m.

    Police say that the incident began as a routine traffic stop when the 25-year-old suspect opened fire. Officers fired back, hitting the man, officials said.

    No officers were injured. The shooting victim was transported to Christiana Hospital in unknown condition.