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Published: Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 8:51 AM
By: Breaking News Staff
MIDDLETOWN — Officials are investigating a fatal shooting after a man was found slumped behind the wheel of a vehicle in Middletown on Friday night.
Benny Alvin Barefield, 48, was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release from the Middletown Division of Police.
It appeared he had been shot while in his car on Ninth Avenue, the report said.
Police received a call around 10:30 p.m. reporting that Barefield was in the vehicle on Ninth Avenue and Yankee Road.
It’s not known whether investigators have a suspect.