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    Teen shot and killed after taking out gun on Delaware State Trooper
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    DOVER, De. — A teenage suspect was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a Delaware State Trooper Saturday morning, according to state police.

    The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. when a trooper stopped a vehicle on Fieldstone Court, in the area of Kenton Road in Dover.

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    Police say, when the officer approached the vehicle the front seat passenger displayed a weapon and an exchange of gunfire ensued.

    The 16-year-old suspect was shot during the exchange. He was transported to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

    The 18-year-old male driver of the vehicle suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

    He was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released.

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    A 15-year-old rear seat passenger in the vehicle was uninjured. The trooper was also not injured.

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