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Police: Man shot after firing rifle at Delaware troopers

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A man accused of firing a rifle at Delaware State Police troopers was shot and wounded during the confrontation. State Police said in a news release that 31-year-old Michael Bartie, 31, was taken to a hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound that wasn’t considered to be life-threatening. Troopers encountered Bartie at a Long Neck home on Friday night after his girlfriend called police to report that he had been consuming alcohol and was locked inside a bedroom with their 9-month-old child. Police say a trooper shot Bartie in his chest after he left the house, pointed the rifle toward troopers and fired two rounds. Nobody else was hurt.

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