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Man charged with attempted murder after gas station clerk is shot during robbery

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WILMINGTON, Delaware — Delaware State Police say a man has been charged with attempted murder after a gas station clerk was shot during a robbery.

Officers say on July 24, a man walked into Shell gas station on Newport Gap Pike in Wilmington and asked for something in a display case.

Authorities say while the clerk was distracted, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot him.

Investigators tell WDEL-FM (http://bit.ly/1JUeUM8) that after they released video surveillance images, numerous tips helped them identify a suspect.

Fifty-three-year-old Raymond Colson Jr. was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempted murder, robbery and weapons offenses.


Information from: WDEL-FM, http://www.wdel.com/

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