Police investigating Fatal Shooting In Magnolia Early Thursday

Delaware State Police are currently conducting a shooting incident that occurred early Thursday morning in a Magnolia community, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said on March 3, 2022, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Delaware State Police responded to the 200 block of Jeffrey Drive, in the London Village Community, for a 30-year-old Magnolia man, with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso. He was transported to an area hospital by EMS, where he was pronounced deceased. Identification is pending notification to next of kin.

Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently in the early stages of this active investigation. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation. There is currently no suspect information said Pepper.

Jeffrey Road was closed for approximately 6 hours as the on-scene investigation was conducted.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact Detective Daniel Grassi by calling 302-365-8441.