Police ID DE man shot while trying to buy dog

MAGNOLIA, Del. (AP) - September 27, 2009 State police identified the victim as 40-year-old Robert W. Watkins, of Bridgeville.

State police say Watkins and a woman drove to the 100 block of Jeffrey Drive in Magnolia to buy the dog. While discussing the sale, one of the men selling the dog pulled a gun and demanded money. Watkins, who was a passenger in the car, was shot as the woman drove away.

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Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com

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