- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Authorities have issued new details on a Wilmington police shooting that left a man in critical condition, but are no longer saying the suspect fired first.

Authorities initially said an officer shot the man following a traffic stop Thursday after he opened fire on police.

But police said Tuesday only that the man, 24-year-old Marvin Jones, fought with officers as he got out of the car and pulled a 9MM handgun from his waistband.

Officials say Jones, a parolee from Georgia who remains hospitalized, posed a lethal threat, and that two officers shot at him.

Police say a second handgun was found in the car. Jones and 28-year-old Robert Carlisle, also of Georgia, are charged with several weapons offenses.

Carlisle remains in custody in lieu of $30,000 cash bail.



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