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Delaware State Police Investigate Magnolia Shooting

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a man in a tiny town in Kent County.

Troopers were alerted of an early Thursday shooting incident by officials at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital. When they arrived at the hospital they found a 34-year-old Magnolia man with a non-life threatening gunshot to a lower extremity.

State police say they have no suspect information.  It wasn't immediately clear if the wounded man was cooperating with investigators.

The shooting apparently occurred in Magnolia, a Delaware town with just a couple hundred inhabitants. It's a roughly 15-minute drive south of Dover.

Troopers are asking anyone with information that could lead to an arrest to contact them.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.