Homicide victim in New Castle County identified

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Police are investigating a homicide in Newark, New Castle County. (WPVI)

New Castle County Police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting in Newark, Del.

31-year-old Clifton Thompson of Newark died Saturday night.

Police arrived in the unit block of Chatham Lane in the Prides Court apartment complex after 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

They found Thompson suffering from gunshot wounds to his torso and leg.

He was treated at the scene and then rushed to Christiana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Detectives do not believe Thompson's killing was a random act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 573-2800 or can visit www.nccpd.com.

Tipsters may also call Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

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