Delaware State Police Conducting Death Investigation- Seaford

Seaford – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently conducting a death investigation following a shooting incident that occurred earlier this morning.

The incident occurred on August 8, 2020 at approximately 1:07 a.m., when Troopers responded to The Woodshed Bar and Package Store at 22588 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford for a fight in progress in the parking lot with shots fired. Upon Troopers arrival they observed a 28 year-old Seaford man in the parking lot that had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation into this incident continues to remain active and ongoing with further details being released as they become available.

If anyone has information in reference to this case, they are asked to contact Detective King of the Homicide Unit at 302-741-2821.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461).  You may also email the unit Director at 

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Corporal/1 Jason Hatchell

Released: 080820 1120



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