Two suspects invaded a home on the 25000 block of North Berry Bramble Falls, and one of the suspects shot and killed 39 year old James Rickards, police say.
According to the victim's girlfriend, two men broke into the house demanded money. One of the suspects then shot Rickards and the two suspects fled without taking any money. She was uninjured.
Anyone with information in reference are asked to contact Detective Fred Chambers at 302-388-0196 or the information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.
Wildfire danger continues into Thursday evening with low humidities and dry conditions. Winds continue to gust close to 30 mph.
A fire in Ocean County that is threatening homes, forcing the evacuation of homes and the closure of a local school, continues to burn Thursday afternoon.
A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.