Shooting death reported in Harrington

HARRINGTON – A 24-year-old New Jersey man died from gunshot wounds suffered late Thursday night in what police described as a homicide.

The man, whose name was not disclosed in a news release, was initially found at the bottom of a staircase in the 8700 block of Park Brown Road at approximately 11:40 p.m., Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Harrington Police initially responded and saw the man had a gunshot wound to his torso.

The wounded man was transported to Milford Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Harrington Police requested that the DSP Homicide Unit take the investigation.

Police said no suspect information was immediately available. Investigation continued and more information would be released when available.
Police asked anyone with information to call Sgt. Yeich at 739-2459. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at

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