UPDATED – 8/29/20 – The investigation into a shooting death near Ellendale continues – Delaware State Police have released the name of the man killed early in the morning on Thursday as 25 year old Qualeel Westcott of Milford. His body was found outside a residence on North Old State Road around 3:30am with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police ask anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers – 800-TIP-3333.
Delaware State Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Ellendale.
Troopers were dispatched to a home in the 12,000-block of North Old State Road at about 3:25 am. Thursday to investigate reports that someone was found shot outside a residence. Troopers found the body of a 25-year-old Milford man who was shot once in the upper body.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police do not have any information on a possible suspect.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police at 302-741-2729 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333.
The investigation into the shooting resulted in the closure of a portion of North Old State Road for several hours.