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The man suspected of shooting A Delaware State Police Officer on Wednesday is now dead.

As previously reported, the suspect barricaded himself inside of his families Middletown Delaware home after shooting CPL. Stephen J. Ballard in Bear, DE on Wednesday. The suspect is identified as Burgon Sealy Jr. he reportedly fired at police officers from his home all night.  

Delaware State Police released the following statement Thursday Morning at around 10 a.m.:

At 9:17 a.m., the male suspect exited the residence and engaged police. The suspect was then shot by law enforcement. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:29 a.m....
Residents in the area remain evacuated. The Odessa Fire Company, located at 304 Main Street in Odessa, has opened its facility to temporarily house the evacuated residents of Brick Mill Farms Development.

 

 

 

Photo of CPL. Stephen J. Ballard Below:

        

 

Photo of Burgon Sealy Jr. Below:  

 

 

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