Police Investigate Homicide

Posted on  02/07/2013 1:01 am

Location:

  • 600 block of North Tatnall Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at 8:55 p.m.

Suspect(s):

  • S1- Black Male, wearing a black hooded jacket
  • S2- Black Male, wearing a black hooded jacket

Victim:

  • 53 year old White Male, of Townsend, Delaware

Summary:

Wilmington Police are investigating a homicide that occurred on the 600 block of North Tatnall Street.

On Wednesday evening at 8:55 p.m., Wilmington Police responded to the 600 block of North Tatnall Street in reference to a call for shots fired. Police were informed that a subject was observed on the ground and two suspects were seen running southbound on North Tatnall Street. The suspects were described as two black males, wearing black hooded sweatshirts with the hoods pulled over their faces.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. The victim was transported to Christiana Hospital by ambulance where he succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Martin Lenhardt at (302) 576-3668.
  • 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