Man Shot To Death In His Car One Day Before Thanksgiving

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Bridgeville- The Delaware State Police are conducting an investigation into a homicide that occurred yesterday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on November 27, 2019, at approximately 11:22 a.m., when Troopers were dispatched to the 11000 block of Evans Drive in Bridgeville for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, Troopers located a blue Honda Civic in a lightly wooded area just off of the roadway, with a sole occupant in the driver’s seat unresponsive. Troopers determined that the occupant, a 45-year-old Bridgeville man, had sustained gunshot wounds and was deceased.

The victim was transported to the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital and later turned over to the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. His name is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.

There is no suspect information at this time said Jaffe. This incident remains under investigation by the Homicide Unit.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. King at 302-741-2821. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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