Man Found Shot In Garfield Park Dies

New Castle – New Castle County Police have identified 53-year-old Lonnie M. Dixon as the man found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in Garfield Park last evening. Spokesman Piser said that Dixon was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police Detectives are investigation the incident as a homicide.

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New Castle – New Castle County Police are actively investigating a shooting that occurred in the community of Garfield Park, according to New Castle County Police Spokesman JP Piser.

Piser said that Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at about 7:45 p.m., County Police were dispatched to  Karlyn Drive in the community of Garfield Park for a shots fired call. Arriving officers located a male victim suffering an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

 

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