Police Identify 21-Year-Old Shot And Killed Wednesday Night


Wilmington Police have identified the man shot and killed Wednesday night as 21-year-old Shareef Hamilton.

Original Report

Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred at approximately 11:47 p.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Delaware Avenue.

Police located a 21-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Justin Kane at (302) 576-3961.

You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org.

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