Police Investigate a Homicide

Posted on  10/27/2013 10:21 pm


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

Date of Occurrence:

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


  • 23 year old male, (name withheld pending notification of next of kin)


  • None


Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the area of West 24th and North Washington Streets.

Officers responded to the block at approximately 7:12 p.m. after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired. Arriving officers located a 23 year old male victim 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 name of the victim is withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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.