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Man shot to death in home invasion

May 30, 2009 7:21:30 PM PDT
New Castle County police say a 27-year-old man was shot to death and another man was pistol-whipped during a home invasion late Friday. Police say the two victims were in a townhome west of New Castle. They answered a knock on the door, two men forced their way inside, and a fight began.

Investigators say Adam Reid and another man answered the door.

Two armed men forced their way in and a fight broke out.

Reid was shot to death.Paramedics found his body in the foyer of the home. The injured man was found in a nearby home, where he had fled. He had been struck in the face with a handgun and was treated at Christiana Hospital.

Police did not release any details about possible suspects or motives.

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