Police: Del. teen shot mailman with paintball gun

October 27, 2008 7:31:08 AM PDT
New Castle County police say a 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting a mail carrier in the neck with a paintball gun. The mail carrier was hit on the neck on Friday afternoon on Raven Turn in Newark.

Police say officers found the boy and he later admitted shooting at the mail carrier.

The teen is charged with third-degree assault. He also may face an additional charges levied by the postal inspector.

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