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Murdered Outside Of His Newark Apartment, His Family Seeks Answers

On Monday, November 12, 2012, eight years ago today, at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to a shooting in the area of 211 Thorn Lane, Studio Green Apartments in Newark Delaware.

When the officers arrived, they found 20-year-old Peter DiSabatino lying on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

In the video below Peter’s family discusses the incident and what they know about the case.

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The suspects are described as two black males, one of which is wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and the other a black hooded sweatshirt.

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly: Det. Brian Shahan: (302) 395-2781

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