Wilmington man, 18, shot to death in Townsend

Crime scene Townsend
Crime scene on Marilyn Court in Townsend (Photo: DFN)

TOWNSEND, DELAWARE (2/14/2015) An 18-year-old man shot to death in Townsend early today has been identified.

Dayshon M. Wallace, of the 2300 block of N. Washington St. in Wilmington, was killed about 12:35 a.m. at a home in the 600 block of Marilyn Court, in the Townsend Village neighborhood.

Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy.

Police earlier had called the death “suspicious.”

Detectives are still investigating the shooting and plan to release more information later.

Police asked anyone with information to contact Detective Porter at 302-741-2729.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847.3333 or www.tipsubmit.com.