Georgetown teen charged with stabbing assault

BLADES — A 15-year-old Georgetown boy was charged in connection with a stabbing that took place in a gas station parking lot Saturday afternoon, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said.

Police said the incident occurred at 4:48 p.m. at the BP gas station at 50 Market St. Lukas Morrison became engaged in a verbal altercation with three male subjects about him owing them money, police said. The Morrison youth produced a knife and allegedly stabbed a male once in his lower extremity.

The wounded male was treated and released for a puncture wound at a local hospital, police said. Police said the Morrison youth was taken into custody without incident at his residence.

Another attempted armed robbery at Valero
DOVER — An attempted armed robbery at a Valero gas station was the second in five days, Dover Police said.
Police said that at 7:56 p.m., a white male suspect entered the business at 530 N. DuPont Highway and stated he had a gun and demanded money from the register. The clerk refused and the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect was described as a white male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, white pants, and a black hat. Detectives are investigating the possibility of this incident being related to the Oct. 15 robbery at the same business. Police asked anyone with information to call 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.

Shots reportedly fired in Lincoln
LINCOLN — Delaware State Police are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred Saturday afternoon in Lincoln. The incident occurred at approximately 3:10 p.m. at a residence in the 10000 block of Heritage Road.

A 64-year-old man was sitting in his front yard when an unknown make and model, gray 4-door vehicle drove by. As the vehicle passed an unknown suspect fired a single gunshot into the victim’s front yard and then fled.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Cpl. K. Layfield at Troop 7 at 644-5020.

Accidental blaze in Millville
MILLVILLE — A Saturday morning fire that caused an estimated $75,000 in damage was accidental, the Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal said.

The blaze, reported shortly before 3 a.m., occurred in the 35000 block of Hoot Owl Lane.

The Millville Fire Company responded to the house fire.
State fire investigators were called to the scene to conduct the investigation. The fire originated inside the attached garage. A malfunction of electrical wiring inside the garage caused the fire. Smoke alarms inside the home operated alerting the occupants to the fire.

Heavy fire damage included exposure damage to the neighbor’s house. There were no reported injuries.

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