Police investigate Wilmington fatal shooting

WILMINGTON, Del. - November 28, 2009

On their arrival, officers found the victim, a 23-year-old Wilmington man, on the front porch of a residence, unconscious and without a pulse.

Officers immediately began CPR on the victim. The victim was subsequently pronounced dead by medical personnel. It appeared the victim had suffered gunshot wounds to his back.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family. At this time there is no suspect information. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective John Ciritella at 576-3629; callers may remain anonymous. Tips may also be forwarded to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on line at www.tipsubmit.com .

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