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Wilmington Police Department
Saturday June 22nd, 2019 :: 09:26 a.m. EDT

Advisory

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Investigation - 2nd and Walnut Streets

Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal stabbing incident that occurred at approximately 4:01 a.m. in the area of 2nd and Walnut Streets.

Police located a 44-year-old male victim at the scene. Police performed first aid and attempted life-saving measures before the victim was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Devon Jones at (302) 576-3631.

You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333or delawarecrimestoppers.org.

The Wilmington Police Department Victim Services Unit is available to provide support, information and referrals to those who are victims of crime, and can be reached at (302) 576-3622. Additionally, the WPD Youth Response Unit is available to provide free counseling and services to children and their families who have been exposed to potentially traumatizing events, and can be reached at (302) 576-3183.

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Wilmington Police Department
300 North Walnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 302-654-5151

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