Reward offered in shooting death of Wilmington store owner

Shooting victim is placed on ambulance outside Lancaster Market in Wilmington. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (1/11/2017) A reward up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of a Wilmington corner store owner.

The crime happened about 1 p.m. Monday at 101 N. Clayton St., at the intersection with Lancaster Avenue.

The 64-year-old victim was identified as Santanu Muhuri of Wilmington.

Police said he suffered a gunshot wound to the head.

He was treated at the scene by New Castle County paramedics, then taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide investigators ask anyone with information to call Detective McKenzie Kirlin at 302-576-3653 or the Homicide Hotline at 302-576-3939.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or