Date Posted: Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Lincoln– The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently conducting a death investigation that occurred last evening.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the incident occurred on July 10, 2019 at approximately 8:26 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 15000 block of Winner Circle, Lincoln, for a death investigation.  Upon arrival, Troopers located a 34-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to the Sussex Bayhealth Hospital in Milford, and later transferred to the Christiana Hospital where he succumbed to his injury.  The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending the notification of next of kin.

The investigation is in it’s early stages with further information being released as it becomes available.  There is no threat or concern to the public’s safety at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Sgt. Yeich at 302-741-2703. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at http://delaware.crimestoppersweb.com

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of 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 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at debra.reed@delaware.gov

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 071119 0820

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