November Fatal Shooting Ruled Self-Defense

The Wilmington Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Justice, has ruled a November fatal shooting as self-defense.

Authorities have concluded that the shooting, resulting in the death of 36-year-old Samuel Teah from Philadelphia, was an act of self-defense and had domestic origins.

The incident occurred on Friday, November 24, at around 1:49 p.m. in the 1100 block of Read Street. Upon arrival at the scene, Wilmington Police discovered Teah with gunshot wounds. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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