Police: Man Gunned Down Outside Of Apartment In Seaford

Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Seaford.

Officials said on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at approximately 12:22 am., Seaford Police responded to Woodland Mills Apartment Complex for a report of a subject shot.

Upon the arrival of the officers found 36-year-old Deshawn Blackwell, of Seaford, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The officers started administering life-saving measures prior to the medical personnel’s arrival at the scene. Blackwell was transported to a local hospital by Seaford Fire Department ambulance where he succumbed to his injuries police said.

The Seaford Police Criminal Investigation Unit responded to the scene along with assistance from the Delaware State Police Major Crimes Unit and Evidence Unit.

Officials said through investigative means, they learned that Blackwell was sitting outside of an apartment when an unknown subject(s) approached him and fired several rounds. He was struck multiple times police said. The unknown subject(s) then fled the area on foot.

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