State Police Detectives Investigating Homicide in Wilmington

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The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred at Concord Mall parking lot on Saturday night that left one teenager dead and another hospitalized.

On May 11, 2024, at approximately 10:45 p.m., troopers responded to a shooting at Concord Mall parking lot, located at 4737 Concord Pike in Wilmington. When troopers arrived, they found that two teenagers had been shot and began life-saving efforts. The victims were transported to an area hospital where a 16-year-old male was pronounced dead, and a 17-year-old male remains in serious condition.

A preliminary investigation shows that a fight broke out between several people near the entrance of a carnival that was in the parking lot. It was learned that during the fight, an unknown suspect pulled a gun and fired several shots, hitting the two teenagers. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective B. McDerby 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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