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Man Found Shot In The Head In New Castle

Star Center

New Castle – Delaware State Police are currently investigating a shooting which occurred early this morning in New Castle, according to Public Information Officer Master Corporal Jeffrey Hale.

Hale said the investigation began at approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, after troopers were called to respond to the Star Center, located at 3125 New Castle Avenue, for the report of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, responding troopers observed a male subject seated in the front passenger seat of a vehicle which was parked in the lot, with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Hale. The male victim was treated at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics before being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The Delaware State Police continue to investigate this incident and no arrests have been made. Further details will be released at a later time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective Kyle Archer at 302-752-3791. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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