Porch shooting victim identified

December 11, 2008 12:41:11 PM PST
Wilmington police detectives are investigating a fatal shooting on a porch in the 600 block of Concord Avenue. Police say a man, identified as 20 year old Brandon J. White-Smith of Chester, Pa., was shot at least once in the upper body around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police they saw two men running from the scene in opposite directions.

The slaying is the 25th this year. The old record of 23 homicides in a single year was broken last weekend.

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