Man shot and killed while getting into car in Delaware

Delaware State Police say a man was shot multiple times in his car.

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Sunday, October 3, 2021
Man shot and killed while getting into car in Delaware
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Man shot and killed while getting into car in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Delaware (WPVI) -- Delaware State Police say a man was shot multiple times in his car on Saturday night.

It happened Saturday night on the 3800 block of Governor Printz Boulevard after a 63-year-old man made a purchase at the liquor store.

Police say the man was shot multiple times as he got into his car around 10 p.m.

"As he returned to his car and sat in the driver seat, an unknown suspect approached the vehicle and fired multiple rounds at the victim before fleeing on foot," said Wilmington police.

The victim was rushed to an area hospital where he later died. He has not been identified.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Mark Csapo by calling 302-741-2729. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.