By CBS3 Staff

NEWARK, Del. (CBS) – Delaware State Police have arrested a woman in connection to a deadly shooting near Christiana Mall. Police say 24-year-old Shaidiah McNeair, of Philadelphia, was arrested in connection with the homicide.

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State Police were called to 800 Christiana Mall Road in Newark just after 4 p.m. Monday for a report that a black Ford Fusion collided into a metal guardrail in the area of the Target.

That’s where troopers found a 27-year-old woman in the driver’s seat suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The woman was unresponsive and taken to Christiana Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

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Her identity has not yet been released.

Police say McNeair was a passenger in the vehicle and had fled after the shooting.

McNeair is facing manslaughter charges and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Grassi with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

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