Man found lying in Delaware street

December 11, 2007 8:38:11 AM PST
At first they thought he was hit by a car. Then investigators found he had been shot several times.

Police now say the 35-year-old from Belvedere man is in grave condition after being shot in the chest several times Monday.

It's being called a case of attempted murder.

The man was found just before 5 p.m. Monday, lying along the 1600 block of Hillside Mill Road in Centerville.

The victim's name has not been released.

The gunman who shot him remains at large. Police are trying to track down witnesses. If you can help, you can leave an anonymous tip at the New Castle County Police Department at by calling (800) TIP-3333.