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Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Delaware

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NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – A possible suspect is in police custody following a fatal shooting in Delaware Monday evening.

The shooting happened at about 8:50 p.m. in the unit block of Old Fence Lane in the Country Creek community of Newark.

When officers arrived, they found an unidentified male outside of a home with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities say they currently have a possible suspect in custody.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence. A motive for the deadly shooting remains under investigation.

The identity of the victim has not been released pending notification of his next of kin.

Anyone with information is urged to call the New Castle County Police Department at 302-395-8110 or Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.

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