Police Identify Man Found Shot to Death After Crashing Into Deli

Police have identified the victim in this incident as 23-year-old Emmanuel Kamara, Jr., of Chichester, Pennsylvania.



Just before 9 p.m. on Saturday, Wilmington Police received a report of a vehicle that struck the PureBread Deli in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue.

Responding officers located that vehicle, which was occupied by a 23-year-old gunshot victim who was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Wilmington Police are assisting with the investigation of this fatal shooting, which a preliminary investigation indicates took place on I-95 outside of Wilmington Police jurisdiction officials said.

No other injuries have been reported.

Breaking Report

Wilmington – Rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department have responded to the area of 500 W 11TH ST, for reports of a vehicle into a building.

Additional reports indicate that a shooting has occurred in the same general area. It’s unclear at this time if the incidents are related.


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