Early morning shooting kills Magnolia man, police investigating

1280 Magnolia Fatal Shooting

MAGNOLIA, Del. – Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in a Magnolia community.

Shortly after midnight Thursday, troopers responded to the 200 block of Jeffrey Drive in the London Village Community after receiving a report of a 30-year-old Magnolia man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his torso.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital by EMS, where he was pronounced dead. Identification is pending notification of next of kin.

Police say this investigation is in its early stages. The circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone that may have information on this shooting is asked to contact Detective Daniel Grassi at 302-365-8441 or by email at Daniel.Grassi@delaware.gov. Information can also be provided to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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