18-year-old man shot to death in Wilmington

Wilmington police investigate homicide in the 500 block of S. Franklin St. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (11/9/2017) An 18-year-old man was shot to death early today, Wilmington police said.

The victim was found about 12:13 a.m. in the 500 block of S. Franklin St.

He was identified as Justin McDermott of Wilmington.

Police said he was found on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to his head.

McDermott was treated by New Castle County paramedics, then taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton. Police said he died of his injuries at 1 a.m.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Joe Bucksner.

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