*Update* Delaware State Police Conducting Homicide Investigation – Georgetown

Georgetown- Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred Friday evening on Old Furnace Road in Georgetown.

Delaware State Police responded to the 14000 block of Old Furnace Road at approximately 5:31 p.m. on November 27, 2020, for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, troopers located a 28-year-old male from Salisbury, MD, deceased lying on the ground in front of his vehicle from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim’s vehicle was discovered stationary in the westbound lane of Old Furnace Road facing East. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Emergency Medical Services.

At this time, there is no suspect information available.

*Traffic Advisory- Road Closure* Old Furnace Road- Georgetown

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Yeich with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-741-2703 or information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com .

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@state.de.us.

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell

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