Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police are investigating a homicide in the community of Wilton.
(New Castle, DE 19720) Earlier today, (November 15, 2020) at approximately 3:45 P.M., Officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were notified that 1 male suffering from a gunshot wound had been transported to a local hospital via private vehicle. Although life-saving efforts were provided, the victim succumbed to his wounds.
Officers were able to ascertain that the incident occurred in the community of Wilton, particularly in the area of Ashley Drive.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation.
The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with video surveillance within that time frame or information regarding this incident to please contact Detective Jennifer Escheman at (302) 395-8110 or Jennifer.Escheman@newcastlede.gov. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.
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 are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.