Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation – Wilmington

Wilmington– The Delaware State Police are conducting an investigation into a homicide that occurred early this morning.

On September 09, 2020 at approximately 4:12 a.m. the New Castle County Police Department foot patrol units were conducting a patrol of Edgemoore Gardens in the area of E. Salisbury Drive. Officers observed a male lying face down in a grassy area. The victim was found to be deceased from an apparent gunshot wound to the back. A canvas of the area showed the scene of the shooting was on the 4800 block of Governor Printz Boulevard, Wilmington.

There is no suspect information at this time.  This incident continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit and further information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective Ryde at 302-741-2730.  Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, 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: 090920 2001

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