28-Year-Old man killed Tuesday night by gun violence identified

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Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in the 700 block of North Washington Street in the city’s westside around 8:30 p.m.

WILMINGTON (DE) BY DIGITAL STAFF: 28-Year-Old Demier Chambers of Newark is dead after being shot in the city’s westside Tuesday night and police are looking for answers and a suspect.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in the 700 block of North Washington Street in the city’s westside around 8:30 p.m.

According to police, officers located 28-year-old Demier Chambers of Newark, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.  Chambers was treated at the scene by EMS and New Castle County Paramedics before being transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Police didn’t release any other details citing the “Incident remains under investigation” and “further details will be released when possible.”

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Brianna Rodrigues (302) 576-3971.  You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or 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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