WILMINGTON, Del. — A teenager has been fatally shot in Delaware.
In a news release, Wilmington police say officers found 18-year-old Justin McDermott on a sidewalk early Thursday after he had been shot in the head. The victim died a short time later.
Authorities did not release any information about a possible suspect in the slaying.
WDEL-FM reports that McDermott’s death is the 29th shooting fatality in Wilmington this year. The city has already broken its record from 2013 for the number of people who have been shot in a year.