Police Identify Homicide Victim

Posted on  11/29/2013 2:20 pm


  • 4200 block North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Friday, November 29, 2013, approximately 3:48 a.m. (original incident)


  • Kevin Washington, 24, 500 block Springer Street, Wilmington, Delaware


  • None


Police have identified Kevin Washington, 24, of Wilmington, as the victim in this morning’s homicide.

At approximately 3:48 a.m. officers responded to the 4200 block of North Market Street after receiving a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting. Arriving officers located Washington at the southeast corner of Lea Boulevard and Market Street with a gunshot wound to the neck. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by New Castle County Paramedics.

Police closed the 4000 through 4200 blocks of North Market Street for approximately four hours as they canvased the area and collected evidence.

There is no suspect information at this time. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Michael Gifford at (302) 576-3640.
  • 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.

Link: http://www.wilmingtonde.gov/news/news.php?newsID=1215