Police: Temple Law grad found fatally shot in Hockessin parking lot

HOCKESSIN, Del. -- New Castle County police say a recent Temple University law school graduate was found dead in a car in a Hockessin nursing home parking lot had been shot in his upper torso.

Police were called to the parking lot of Genesis Healthcare Monday evening after someone reported an Audi sitting in the lot for an unusually long time. Officers found 27-year-old Shazim Uppal of Hockessin dead.

Police say Uppal was last seen driving an Audi with Delaware registration in the Pike Creek area Sunday between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday.

School officials confirm Uppal graduated from Temple University's Beasley School of Law in July.

Homicide detectives are investigating.
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