It happened at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.
Officers were called to the 1200 block of West 3rd Street for a reported shooting.
They found 28-year-old Allen Whitt of Port Deposit, Maryland inside a vehicle. He had been shot several times.
Whitt was rushed to Christiana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators believe Whitt was shot two blocks away, in the 1400 block of West 3rd, and was able to drive to the 1200 block before he expired.
Police have not identified any suspects or a motive for the crime.