The New Castle County Division of Police is currently conducting a homicide investigation in the community of Appleby Estates.

(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier today (November 14, 2020) at approximately 4:00 P.M., Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police responded to the area of Estates Drive and Conlin Court for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered one male gunshot victim. Despite life-saving efforts by officers and New Castle County Paramedics on scene the victim was pronounced deceased at an area hospital.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit, Homicide Squad arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.

The New Castle County Division of Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Jeffrey Sendek at (302) 395-8110 or Jeffrey.Sendek@newcastlede.gov.

This is an active an ongoing investigation, and further details will be released when available.

Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or submit a tip through our New Castle County Police App, or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.