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Frankford- The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues investigating the murder of Dioandre D. Gibbs, 33 of Lincoln, that occurred back in May of 2021.
At approximately 3:35 p.m., Tuesday May 18, 2021, Frankford Police Department and Delaware State Troopers were dispatched to Honolulu Road in the area of Kauffman Lane for a reported shooting. When officers and troopers arrived on the scene, they discovered Dioandre Gibbs sitting in the driver’s seat of a gray 2012 Volkswagen CC with a gunshot wound. Through the investigations, it was determined Gibbs was shot on Kauffman Lane and attempted to drive away from the scene. He then lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the front of a residence located on Honolulu Road.
Dioandre Gibbs was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced deceased.
The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Frankford Police Department, continues to investigate this case as it remains active and ongoing.
The family of Dioandre Gibbs have greatly assisted in this investigation. Partnering with Delaware Crime Stoppers, a $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information regarding this incident should contact Detective Brian McDerby by calling 302-741-2821 or email@example.com. Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delawarecrimestoppers.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. (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov.
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