Update # 2 – Name Released – Shooting on South College Avenue

On August 19th, the Delaware Division of Forensic Science ruled the death in this incident a homicide by gunshot.  The victim has been identified as Donte Hammond, 21, of Newark.

The second victim, a 20 year-old male from Wilmington, has been admitted to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound.  His injury is not considered life-threatening.

The Newark Police Department Criminal Investigations Division continues to actively investigate this incident.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

Prior Press Releases:
Update #1
Original Release