Police Search for Attempted Murder Suspect

Posted on  01/10/2014 5:57 pm


  • 2400 block North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, January 9, 2014, at approximately 6:34 a.m.


  • 32 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware


  • Sykia Jones, 36 years old, 400 block Eastlawn Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware
    • Attempted Murder 1st Degree
    • Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony


Police are searching for an attempted murder suspect after a 32 year old male was stabbed during an argument.

On Thursday, January 9, officers responded to the 2400 block of North Market Street at approximately 6:34 a.m. after receiving 9-1-1 calls reporting a shooting. Arriving officers instead found a 32 year old male in the street with stab wounds to his back.
Investigators have determined that Sykia Jones engaged in a physical altercation with the victim in the 2400 block of North Market Street. Jones tried to kill the victim by stabbing him in the back and then fled in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital via ambulance and is listed in stable condition.

Anyone who comes into contact with Sykia Jones should call 9-1-1 immediately. Do not attempt to approach or apprehend him.
Anyone with information should call:

  • Detective Justin Kreysa at (302) 576-3646.
  • 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.