Man shot during Del. robbery attempt

July 1, 2009 8:03:36 AM PDT
New Castle County police say one man was pistol whipped and another was shot during an attempted robbery. Officers were called to Pell Street in New Castle around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and found two men who said that someone had just tried to rob them and a third man had been shot.

Police say the three men were approached by a man who ordered them to the ground. One man complied and was hit in the back of the head with the gun. The two other men ran in opposite directions and one was shot in the arm.

The wounded man was driven to Christiana Hospital in a private vehicle, treated and released.

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