New Jersey Man Shot And Killed In Harrington, Troopers Investigating


Harrington– The Delaware State Police are conducting an investigation into a homicide that occurred last evening, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said on February 14, 2019, at approximately 11:40 p.m. the Harrington Police Department responded to an apartment in the 8700 block of Park Brown Road. Upon arrival, a victim was located at the base of the interior staircase suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso. The victim, a 24-year-old Absecon, New Jersey man was transported to the Milford Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. At the request of the Harrington Police Department, the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation.

There is no suspect information at this time. This incident continues to remain under investigation by the Homicide Unit and further information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Sergeant Yeich at 302-739-2459. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at

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