Officials investigate police-involved shooting that left 1 man dead in Sussex County

During a foot chase, an officer fired at the 21-year-old man, hitting him, according to reports.
DEWEY BEACH, Delaware (WPVI) -- Delaware State Police are investigating a deadly shooting involving an officer at a popular restaurant early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. at the Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach.

Authorities say employees called to report a man with a gun.

When they arrived, officers talked with the man, who then took off running.

About an hour later, a Starboard Restaurant employee called police again to report the suspect had returned.

During a foot chase, an officer fired at the man, hitting him, according to reports.

The 21-year-old suspect later died at the hospital.

So far, no further details have been provided.

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