Newark motel shooting 081819

A 21-year-old Newark man who was shot to death in Newark was identified by city authorities Monday. 

According to Newark Police, Donte Hammond was one of two victims gunned down at the Red Roof Inn at 1119 South College Avenue around 12:55 a.m. on August 18, 2019. 

The second victim, a 20-year-old man from Wilmington, arrived at an area hospital by private vehicle and was being treated for injuries considered to be non-life-threatening. 

The incident remained under investigation, and anyone with information regarding this shooting is urged to contact Newark Police at 302.366,7100 x. 3469 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. 

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