Update to Police Investigate Shooting- Garfield Park

New Castle County Police continue to investigate the shooting in the community of Garfield Park which left one man dead.

Yesterday (Dec. 27) at about 7:45p.m., County Police were dispatched to the unit block of Karlyn Dr in the community of Garfield Park for a shots fired call.  Upon arrival, patrol officers located 53-year-old Lonnie M. Dixon suffering multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating the incident as a homicide.

This is an active and ongoing investigation; further information will be released as it becomes available.

If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes being investigated by this agency.

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