Chester City Police on location investigating the first two homicides of 2018. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)
Chester City Police on location investigating the first two homicides of 2018. (YC.NEWS PHOTO/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)

Police in Delaware County are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in Chester City last week.

Just after 6 p.m. last Sunday, March 4, 2018, officers from the City of Chester Police Department were dispatched to the 1100 block of Remington Street for the report of shots fired in the area.

This area is referred to as Sun Village.

While police were responding to that location, the call was upgraded to a subject shot.

Further information was received that the victim was lying on the ground in front of 1124 Remington St.

Upon police arrival to the area, they observed the victim, who identified as 53-year-old Jeffrey Smith, lying on the ground with several gunshot wounds numerous bullets.

Paramedics from Crozer Chester Medical Center were on location, and did pronounce the victim deceased.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact Detective Joseph McFate at 610-447-8428 or jmcfate234@chesterpolice.org or Detective Daniel McFarland at 610-891-4716.

This is the 4th Homicide in the City of Chester this year.