The Delaware State Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Milton on Monday evening after a woman was found deceased inside her residence.
On November 20, 2023, at approximately 11:18 p.m., troopers responded to 28000 block of West Springside Drive in Milton for a report of a shooting. When troopers arrived at the residence, they located a woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim, a 57-year-old woman from Milton, Delaware, was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld until her family and relatives are notified. Due to the circumstances surrounding the victim’s death, the Homicide Unit has assumed the investigation.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim’s residence was struck by multiple rounds of gunfire by an unknown suspect. One of the rounds traveled into the residence, struck the victim, and killed her. There is no suspect information available at this time.
The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking for anyone with information regarding this case to contact Sgt. S. Yeich by calling 302-741-2703. Information may also be provided by sending a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.
Source: Delaware State Police Newsroom
Written by: Editor