Police release ID of slain Harrington man

HARRINGTON – On Friday, police publicly identified Robert J. White, 37, of Harrington, as the victim in a Wednesday night shooting outside his home.

Mr. White had just walked out from his residence in the unit block of Diamond Court when shot at close range by an unknown suspect, according to authorities.

Mr. White was wounded by a single gunshot and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.

Harrington Police arrived at the scene and DSP were dispatched to assist around 6:30 p.m., authorities said. The DSP Homicide Unit took over the investigation at the request of Harrington Police.

Mr. White’s name was initially withheld from the public pending notification of next of kin, police said.

Investigation continues, and DSP asked anyone with information to contact Detective Grassi at 365-8441. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at delaware.crimestoppersweb.com.

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