Police: Woman Fatally Shot Tuesday Night In Georgetown, Man Facing Manslaughter

Delaware State Police have arrested Jordan Walls, 26 of Georgetown in connection with a homicide that occurred last night, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 6:07 p.m., troopers responded to the 22000 block of Deep Branch Road in Georgetown for a report of a female subject shot. Upon arrival, a 54-year-old female victim was located inside of the residence with a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending notification to next of kin.

Further investigation determined Jordan Walls was showing the victim his weapon at the residence and a gunshot was fired, according to Hatchell. Troopers recovered a 20-gauge shotgun at scene.

Walls was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following crimes:

Manslaughter (Felony)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Walls was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $120,000 cash bond.