Man injured by gunshots arrested in hospital, is charged in earlier shooting


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DOVER, Delaware — Delaware State Police say a man hospitalized after a shooting has been charged in an earlier shooting in Dover.

Troopers say that on Monday, 25-year-old James A. Wheeler of Dover was found suffering from gunshot wounds near the Rodney Village housing development. He was taken to a local hospital.

Police say investigators earlier had obtained arrest warrants charging Wheeler with shooting a man on Jan. 8 at the North Dover Plaza shopping center.

On Wednesday, detectives arrested Wheeler in the hospital. He is charged with attempted murder and numerous other offenses in the Jan. 8 shooting. Wheeler was arraigned in the hospital and ordered held on $618,000 cash bail.

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