On October 26, 2008, police responded to the 400 Block of W. 27th Street in response to a shooting incident that had occurred. Officers located Mr. Vincent Ashley, who had been shot and later succumbed to his injuries.
This investigation remains ongoing, and investigators are asking the public for assistance.
Anyone with information about this cold case investigation is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department’s Cold Case Unit.
The Unit typically handles cases that have remained unsolved after a year, and after all investigative leads have been exhausted by the primary investigator. Members of the Cold Case Unit work tirelessly to pursue new leads in these cases, and to deliver justice on behalf of those who have been affected by crime.
You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or delawarecrimestoppers.org. Delaware Crime Stoppers program is a non-profit organization led by dedicated citizens against crime. No police will come to your home – it’s completely anonymous and best of all, Delaware Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards if your tip leads to an arrest.