(Wilmington, DE 19804) On Wednesday, June 2nd at approximately 4:00 p.m. patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of the 300 block of Cedar avenue, in the community of Cedar Heights for the report of a shooting.
When the officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim who suffered from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The officers attempted First Aid however the victim had already succumbed to his wound.
Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit arrived at the scene and assumed the investigation.
The investigation has revealed that the vehicle in the photograph was in the vicinity of the scene at the time of the incident. The investigators are requesting that anyone with information pertaining to this vehicle or the identity of its occupants to please contact Det. DiNardo at 302-395-8110 or by e-mail at David.DiNardo@newcastlede.gov or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.
Citizens can also text a tip anonymously simply by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Additionally, tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at New Castle County Division of Police.
A standing, substantial cash reward is offered in exchange for information deemed to benefit the investigation or lead to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for committing these crimes.