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Delaware State Police Investigating Shooting Incident- Milford


Date Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Milford– The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred last evening.

The incident occurred on July 15, 2020, at approximately 5:37 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to Betsy Ross Circle, Milford, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, it was discovered a 32-year-old male, of Georgetown, DE, had been shot in the neck. Further investigation revealed that the male victim was involved in a physical altercation with the suspect in the apartment complex. During the altercation, the suspect produced a hand gun and fired one round, striking the victim. The suspect then fled in a white passenger vehicle in an unknown direction. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for his injury.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Delaware State Police Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit, Detective R. Costlow at 302-697-4454. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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 debra.reed@state.de.us.

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