Police Investigate a Homicide

Posted on  02/25/2014 10:06 am


  • East 35th and North Church Streets, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Monday, February 24, 2014, approximately 10:36 p.m.


  • Unknown adult male


  • None


Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the area of East 35th and North Church Streets.

Officers responded to that area at approximately 10:36 p.m. Monday after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired. Arriving officers located an unidentified male on the corner unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest. Officers administered first aid and CPR. The victim was transported by ambulance to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Police continue to work to identify the victim and notify next-of-kin.

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

  • Detective Joseph Bucksner at (302) 576-3629.
  • 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.