Police responding to a shooting at a Newark, Delaware, motel were dragged into a chase early Saturday as a car tried to flee the scene when officers arrived.
Police responded to the shooting at a Red Roof Inn on the 1100 block of S. College Avenue around 3 a.m. and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound, according to the Newark Police Department.
Arriving officers engaged in a short chase when a vehicle tried to leave the scene, the NPD said. The occupants were eventually stopped and detained, but their potential involvement in the shooting was unclear.
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The victim, meanwhile, was taken to a hospital by ambulance, but his condition was not immediately known.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective W. Anderson by dialing 302-366-7100, extension 3469, or emailing email@example.com.