Date Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
Delaware State Police have arrested Jordan Walls, 26 of Georgetown, DE, in connection with a homicide that occurred last night.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 6:07 p.m., troopers responded to the 22000 block of Deep Branch Road, Georgetown for a report of a female subject shot. Upon arrival a 54-year-old female victim was located inside of the residence with a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending notification to next of kin.
Further investigation determined Jordan Walls was showing the victim his weapon at the residence and a gunshot was fired. Troopers recovered a 20-gauge shotgun at scene.
Walls was taken into custody without incident and transported to Troop 4 where he was charged with the following crimes:
- Manslaughter (Felony)
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
Walls was arraigned in the Justice of the Peace Court #3 and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $120,000 cash bond.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Bluto with the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit by calling 302-741-2859. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://www.delawarecrimestoppersweb.com .
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell
Released: 051822 1455
Betsy Price is a Wilmington freelance writer who has 40 years of experience, including 15 at The News Journal in Delaware.
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