The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred last night in the town limits of Georgetown.
Officials said on February 27, 2023, at approximately 8:28 p.m., the Georgetown Police Department responded to the Dunbarton Apartments for a reported shooting.
When officers arrived on the scene, they located a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside an apartment. A preliminary investigation showed that the victim was a visitor at the apartment police said.
Police said a female knocked on the apartment door and the victim let her in. Once she was inside the apartment, an unknown male suspect forced the apartment door open. The suspect then shot the victim several times according to police. The suspect then fled on foot.
Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The victim’s identification is being withheld until notification is made to the family. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation at the request of the Georgetown Police Department. No suspect information is available at this time police said.
The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective B. McDerby by calling 302-741-2821.