Harrington man shot and killed in ambush outside of his home

HARRINGTON — A 37-year-old man was shot to death outside his home Wednesday night, Delaware State Police said.

The man had just left his residence in the unit block of Diamond Court on foot when he was shot by a person within close proximity to his residence, according to authorities.
Troopers were dispatched to the scene at 6:30 p.m. to assist Harrington Police

The victim suffered a single gunshot wound and was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.

At the request of Harrington PD, the DSP Homicide Unit assumed the investigation.
There is no suspect information at this time.

Police asked anyone with information to contact DSP Homicide Unit Detective Grassi at 365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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