Clayton man killed by gunfire at Liberty Court Apartments

DOVER — A 41-year-old Clayton man was shot and killed at Liberty Court Apartments at 1289 Walker Road on Friday night, according to Dover Police Department spokesman Master Corp. Mark Hoffman.

Dover police responded to Liberty Court for reports of a shooting at around 9:41 p.m. Friday.

When officers arrived, they found Sylvester Lee lying on the ground after being struck multiple times by gunfire in the torso. He was taken to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, where he died at round 10:15 p.m.

Master Cpl. Hoffman said the investigation is ongoing and asked anyone with information to contact the Dover Police Department at (302) 736-7130. Callers may remain anonymous.

Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at http://www.tipsubmit.com.

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