Man dies after being shot in Bridgeville roadway

November 27, 2023

The Delaware State Police are investigating after finding a Bridgeville man shot in a Bridgeville roadway Nov. 25 who later died.

Police said they responded to a report of a shooting at 3:33 p.m. in the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive in Bridgeville and found Daquan Lake, 26, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Lake was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died. 

According to a preliminary investigation, police said, Lake was conversing with a large group of people standing in Mill Park Drive when an unknown suspect shot him. The crowd of people fled the scene; there is no suspect information available at this time, police said.

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating this incident and police ask anyone with information to contact Det. D. Grassi at 302-365-8441 or email; send a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police; or contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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