BEAR, Del. (CBS) – Police in New Castle County say they are investigating sexual abuse claims against a 58-year-old man from Newark, Delaware.
Authorities say an investigation began early Sunday morning after investigators learned Bruce Durante, a volunteer firefighter and retired New Castle County Paramedic, had allegedly sexually abused a young child.READ MORE: David Savage Charged After Killing Girlfriend, Opening Fire On Officers At SEPTA Terminal In Upper Darby: DA
Police say officers responded to the 400 block of Lover’s Lane in Bear to make contact with Durante.
Authorities say officers communicated with him via telephone and requested that he exit the residence. Police say Durante then exited the home with a weapon and immediately discharged the firearm into his body.READ MORE: NFL Week 13 AFC East Preview: CBS Boston's Levan Reid Calls AFC East Title Fight A Battle Of 'Big Brother Vs Little Brother'
Officials say first aid was performed by officers on the scene and Durante was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Authorities say later into the investigation they became aware of another alleged victim who was sexually abused by Durante.
Investigators say the alleged abuse spanned from November 2013-March 2015.MORE NEWS: SportsLine Week 13 AFC West Picks: 'Denver Designed Well To Stop What Kansas City Does,' Says Larry Hartstein
Police are asking any additional victim to report the crime to the New Castle County Police by calling 302-573-2800.