Town Place Shooting in Newark leaves one man hospitalized with graze gunshot wound to the back of the head

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When police arrived at the scene, the victim had already been transported to a local hospital by a private vehicle.

NEWARK (DE) | 09/30/20: Delaware State Police say they are investigating a shooting at the Town Place Hotel in Newark Thursday night.

Police say a 28-year-old Newark man was wounded during the incident and was transported to a local hospital by a private vehicle.

Troopers were called to the hotel at 410 Eagle Run Road shortly after 8:00 p.m. At the scene, several casings and a magazine were found in the parking lot.

Police say the victim sustained a graze wound to the back of the head , and do not have any suspect information at this time. No one else was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Tenebruso at Troop 2 by calling 302-365-8435.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware crime stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at


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