A warrant has been issued for a New Castle man in connection with a homicide on Wednesday.

Jermaine Christopher Hunter, 19, is charged with fatally shooting Antonio McKnight.

Police found McKnight, 20, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the abdomen at 733 Altman Road in the Harbor Heights housing projects.

Hunter is being charged with one felony count of criminal homicide, two felony counts of aggravated assault, one misdemeanor count of recklessly endangering another person and two misdemeanor counts of simple assault.

New Castle police are conducting the investigation.

(Reporter Lisa Micco is working on this developing story and will have more details in Saturday�s newspaper.)

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