Incident #: 51-18-3068 Reported: March 19, 2018 at 10:45 p.m.
Location: Mispillion Apartments, Milford, Sussex County, DE
Released By: Det. Timothy Maloney on 03/21/2018 at 1023 hours
On 03/19/2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Milford Police Department Criminal Investigations Division was dispatched to Bayhealth: Milford Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound victim in the Emergency Room. Investigation revealed that the victim had met with the unknown suspect in the parking lot of Mispillion Apartments in the area of the 1300 building. While meeting with the suspect, the suspect displayed a semi-automatic handgun and proceeded to fire one shot at the victim. After the suspect fired the shot, the victim exited the vehicle and the suspect fled from the scene. The victim was only able to provided limited details about the suspect. The victim was treated and released from the hospital.
At this time, the suspect’s true identity is still unknown. Detectives urge anyone with information about this shooting or the suspect’s identity to contact Milford Police Department at 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333. Tips can also be submitted online at MilfordPoliceDE.org/tips/