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Man Found Shot Dead Along Georgetown Road, Homicide Investigation Underway

Georgetown- Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred Friday evening on Old Furnace Road in Georgetown, according to Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said Delaware State Police responded to the 14000 block of Old Furnace Road at approximately 5:31 p.m. on November 27, 2020, for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, troopers located a 28-year-old male from Salisbury, MD, deceased lying on the ground in front of his vehicle from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim’s vehicle was discovered stationary in the westbound lane of Old Furnace Road facing East. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Emergency Medical Services.

At this time, there is no suspect information available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Yeich with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-741-2703 or information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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