Victim in deadly home invasion ID'd

June 1, 2009 4:29:50 AM PDT
New Castle County police are identifying a 28-year-old New Castle-area man killed in a home invasion.

Police say Adam Reed and a friend were playing a video game Friday night when two men knocked on the door of the home on Revelle Street, then forced their way in around 11:50 p.m. Friday.

Police say after a brief struggle, one intruder shot Reed and assaulted his friend. Reed died from a gunshot wound to the upper body and his friend was treated for minor injuries at Christiana Hospital.

Police say the intruders fled, stealing a couple of items, including Reed's video game console.

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