Generic Shooting

New Castle County Police have identified a man who was shot and killed in the Sparrow Run community.

Police said the victim is 19-year-old Dyron Nuriddin.  

Police said Nuriddin was found with a gunshot wound on the unit block of Raven Turn in the Bear-area around 11:45 p.m. on March 6, 2019.  He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

County police said the shooting was not a random act of violence, and there's no direct threats to the safety of the community.  Their investigation, however, remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to contact Detective DiNardo at 302.395.8110 or by e-mail at or by calling New Castle County Police non-emergency number at 302.573.2800 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.

Amy Cherry is the Assistant News Director and an investigative journalist at WDEL. She joined WDEL's award-winning news team in 2010 from WBZ Newsradio 1030 in Boston and has received national accolades for reporting.