Man lying in road dead was shot multiple times according to police


NEW CASTLE, DE – On Tuesday, at approximately 10:30 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Freedom Trail in the community of Saddlebrook Townhouses for the report of gunshots in the area.

When the units arrived at the scene, they located a 38-year-old male lying in the roadway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. The officers administered First-Aid however the efforts were unsuccessful, and the subject was pronounced deceased.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

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This investigation is still in the early stages. Additional updates will be provided as soon as the information becomes available.

If you have any information and/or video pertaining to this investigation, please contact Detective Jeffrey Sendek. ( or 302-395-8110). You can also contact the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.