Delaware State Police Investigating Attempted Murder in Lewes

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On October 8, 2023, at approximately 6:01 p.m., troopers responded to a residence located on the 31000 block of Maple Court in Lewes for a report of a shooting. When troopers arrived on scene, they located a 29-year-old man from Millsboro in front of the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. Troopers immediately gave medical care to the victim, and he was transported by ambulance to an area hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Through investigative means, 18-year-old Lewis M. Cameron of Hyattsville, Maryland, was identified as the suspect in the shooting.

The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Attempts to locate Cameron have been unsuccessful and detectives are seeking the community’s help with locating him. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding Cameron’s whereabouts or the shooting to contact Detective M. Csapo by calling 302-741-2729. 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 [email protected].


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