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Superintendent Colonel Melissa Zebley

State Police Detectives Investigating Homicide in Bridgeville

Date Posted: Sunday, November 26th, 2023

The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide in Bridgeville after one man was found dead on a roadway Saturday afternoon.

On November 25, 2023, at approximately 3:33 p.m., troopers responded to the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive in Bridgeville for a report of a shooting. When troopers arrived, they found a 26-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital, where he died. The victim’s name is being withheld until his family is notified.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was on Mill Park Drive when he began conversing with a large group of people standing in the roadway. An unknown suspect then shot the victim, and the crowd of people fled the scene. There is no suspect information available at this time.

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective D. Grassi by calling 302-365-8441 or emailing Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need 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 at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at



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