State police conduct homicide investigation in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is currently conducting an investigation into the shooting death of a 35-year-old male south of Bridgeville.

Troopers were called to the 20000 block of Conrail Road by a 53-year-old female resident around 12:41 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7 for a report of subjects breaking into the house and shots fired.

Upon their arrival, a 35-year-old male victim was located in the kitchen area suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Sussex County Paramedics arrived shortly after and pronounced the victim deceased.

After allegedly shooting the male victim, the suspects fled the residence in an unknown direction. The female and three other male residents were uninjured in the incident.

The investigation into this incident by the Delaware State Police Homicide unit is in the very early stages and is on-going. So as to not jeopardize the investigation, no further details will be released at this time.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact Detective J. King at 302-698-8561. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at www.delaware.crimestoppersweb.com or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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