Police Identify Victim Gunned Down In Wilmington

Wilmington Police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 4:05 p.m. officers responded to the 100 block of East 24th Street where they located 29-year-old Jaron Smullen who had sustained multiple gunshot victim wounds.

Smullen, who was transported to the hospital in critical condition, later succumbed to his injuries.


Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Michael Wilkerson at (302) 576-3638.


Breaking Report

Wilmington – Rescue crews from the Wilmington Fire Department, New Castle County Paramedics and the Wilmington Police have responded to the 100 block of E 24th Street for a shooting.

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