Delaware State Police

Detectives Conducting Homicide Investigation-Bridgeville


Bridgeville (19933) – The Delaware State Police are conducting an investigation into a homicide that occurred yesterday afternoon.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at approximately 1:41 p.m., State Police were notified that a victim had been dropped off by a private vehicle at the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford. Upon arrival to the hospital, Troopers were informed that an 18-year-old male victim of Greenwood had been shot and succumb to his injuries.  The shooting was reported to have occurred at the intersection of Newton Road and Adams Road, Bridgeville.

Newton Road at the intersection of Adams Road was closed for approximately one hour while Troopers secured and investigated the scene.  The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

This incident continues to remain under investigation by the homicide unit and further information will be released as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information in reference to this incident, they are asked to contact the 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

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

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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 012618 0550




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