Man Who Was Shot In The Head This Morning Has Died

Wilmington Police File

Wilmington – On August 9, 2017 at approximately 1:20 am, Uniform Services Division officer’s responded to the 600 block of N. Pine Street in reference to a Shot Spotter notification of gunfire in the area, according to police.

Officials said upon arrival, the officer’s located a 23-year-old male victim lying on the western side sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his head.

Officer’s began life saving measures until EMS arrived. New Castle County Paramedics continued treatment on scene and transported the victim to the Christiana Hospital where he later died.

A shooting scene was located in the 600 block of N. Pine Street. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and ongoing at this hour. No suspect information is available at the time of this release.

Anyone with information relative to this investigation is asked to call Detective Brian Conkey at 302-576-3660. Information may also be left on the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip-Line at 1-800-TIP-3333, or email Citizens can also TEXT a TIP to NIXLE at 888777.

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