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Milford Community Shaken Up After Reported Homicide

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MILFORD, Del. - A possible murder in Milford shakes up one Kent County community, but details are still very limited.  WMDT spoke to some residents who say this makes them second guess what they call "safe neighborhood".

Sunday morning, blood stains the wooden steps where a 23 year-old man was reportedly shot to death the night before at the Valley Run Apartments in Milford.
      
Bill Gaskill lives in a neighboring building "I came by, it was a tragedy.  Someone lost their life.  It was a young kid.  I can't believe it."

While children play outside in the Kent County community, the night before was apparently a different scene.  People who live at the apartment complex tell WMDT the body was found in a hallway inside the 200 building after some sort of argument.
     
Bill Gaskill moved to Valley Run from Felton, Delaware two years ago, looking for a safer place for his family.

"I'm a father of two girls and it's ridiculous," he says.

Gaskill and his family were coming home around nine Saturday night, when he saw police removing the body just yards away from his home.

When asked about how he feels about what he described as a peaceful neighborhood, Gaskill says "It does make me want to second guess living here because the guy took off and I don't know if they caught him or not..."

WMDT is awaiting a response from Milford Police to learn whether or not a suspect is in custody, or if they're releasing the victim's identity.

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