Police searching for suspect following Saturday night shooting that injured a 42-year-old man

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A computer inquiry revealed that Palmer has a no contact order with this ex-girlfriend

Greenwood (DE):  Police are searching for 19-year-old Edward Pamer who they say fired three rounds into his ex girlfriends residence, striking her 42-year-old father who was in his bedroom.

Police say the victim sustained two non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his upper extremities and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.

When police arrived in the 10000 block of Memory Road, they learned that Palmer had responded to this residence in an attempt to locate his ex-girlfriend who was not home at the time.

According to a news release, “Palmer was heard outside the residence threatening to shoot his ex-girlfriend’s dog and assault her father who was inside the residence.”

Shortly after, the the shooting began.

According to police spokeswoman, Melissa Jaffe, “A computer inquiry revealed that Palmer has a no contact order with this ex-girlfriend.”

Jaffe said, “Troopers have been unable to locate Palmer. Palmer has an active warrant out of Troop 4 for Assault First Degree Conduct Created Risk of Death Caused Serious Injury (Felony), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Criminal Mischief, and Breach of Release.

Anyone that has information in reference to the whereabouts of Palmer is asked to please contact Troop 4, Detective Bluto at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.


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