Police Identify Homicide Victim

Posted on  10/28/2013 2:40 pm


  • West 24th and North Washington Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Sunday, October 27, 2013, approximately 7:12 p.m.


  • Kareem Owens, 23, 900 block McCabe Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware


  • None


Police have identified Kareem Owens, 23, of Wilmington, as the victim in last night’s homicide investigation.

Police began investigating at approximately 7:12 p.m. when officers responded to West 24th and North Washington Streets after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired.

Arriving officers located Kareem Owens on the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers administered first aid and CPR. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Kim Pfaff at (302) 576-3643.
  • Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at (302) 576-3990.
  • Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 (1-800-847-3333) or online at www.tipsubmit.com.