Police Investigate a Homicide

Posted on  04/27/2013 4:58 pm


  • 600 block of Jefferson Street, Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Saturday, April 27, 2013, approximately 12:00 p.m.


  • 20 year old male, Wilmington, Delaware (deceased, name withheld pending notification of next of kin)
  • 22 year old male, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


  • None


Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Jefferson Street. At approximately 12:00 p.m. officers responded to Jefferson Street after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting.

Arriving officers located a 20 year old male victim in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

A second male, 22, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, arrived at Wilmington Hospital via a private vehicle.

This subject was transferred to Christiana Hospital by ambulance and is listed in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call:

  • Detective Shane Sowden at (302) 576-3606.
  • 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.