A man was shot in the leg Aug. 15 in the 100 block of East Lake Street and Middletown Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect.

At 11:01 p.m., police responded to 129 E. lake St., where they said they found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was taken to the Christiana Hospital where he was treated and released.

Middletown Police Chief Henry Tobin said that the incident is still under investigation.

The suspect faces a charge of first degree assault.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Middletown Police Department at (302) 376-9950.