Lewes Attempted Murder Suspect Captured After 7 Months

Delaware State Police Detectives have arrested 18-year-old Lewis M. Cameron of Hyattsville, Maryland, for attempted murder on Friday.

Officials said on October 8, 2023, at approximately 6:01 p.m., troopers responded to a residence located on the 31000 block of Maple Court in Lewes for a report of a shooting.

When troopers arrived on scene, they located a 29-year-old man from Millsboro in front of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. Through investigative means, detectives identified Cameron as the suspect in the shooting police announced on October 13.

On May 10, 2024, Cameron was extradited to Delaware from Maryland. He was taken to Troop 5, where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Attempted 1st Degree Murder (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)

Cameron was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $1,209,100 cash bond.