Parking Lot Fights Leads To Fatal Shooting Early Saturday

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Seaford – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently conducting a death investigation following a shooting incident that occurred earlier this morning, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said the incident occurred on August 8, 2020, at approximately 1:07 a.m., when Troopers responded to The Woodshed Bar and Package Store at 22588 Bridgeville Highway in Seaford for a fight in progress in the parking lot with shots fired. Upon Trooper’s arrival they observed a 28-year-old Seaford man in the parking lot that had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. He would later be pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Police said further details will be released as they become available.

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