Police investigating after Bear man shot multiple times kill in LA Fitness parking lot

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Bear, DE- Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday night outside a Bear area gym.

On February 10, 2022, at approximately 9:41 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to the parking lot of LA Fitness, located at 900 Eden Circle, for reports of a shooting. The investigation determined the 22-year-old male victim from New Castle, exited LA Fitness and was approaching his vehicle in the parking lot when an unknown suspect approached and began shooting at the victim. Multiple spent shell casings were recovered from the scene.

The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported by EMS to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Identification is pending notification to next of kin.

There is no suspect information at this time. 

This incident remains an active and ongoing investigation being conducted by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. Brian McDerby by calling 302-741-2821 or emailing Brian.McDerby@delaware.gov. Information can also be sent through the Delaware State Police Facebook Messenger or by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet http://www.delaware.crimestoppers.com.

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