Man survives robbery, shooting

September 11, 2008 10:05:59 AM PDT
Police say a 36-year-old man was robbed and shot outside his home on Fairway Road. Investigators say the man was leaving for work just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday.

According to police, he was then attacked by a man with a gun. That man shoved the victim to the ground, and stole some cash. During the assault, he fired a shot, which hit the victim on the side of the head. The bullet just grazed his head, and he was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.

Police have only a vague description of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Castle County Police at 395-8110, CrimeStoppers at (800) TIP-3333. or visit the police department's website.

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