UPDATED: One Dead & One Injured in Ellendale Shooting Incident Sunday, June 9th


UPDATED – 06/17/24 – Delaware State Police have identified 17 year old Ahniya Coverdale of Harrington as the victim of the homicide that occurred in Ellendale on June 9, 2024. The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective Csapo by calling 302-741-2729 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.


ORIGINAL STORY – 06/10/24 – Delaware State Police were called to an area in the 12000 block on North Old State Road for a shooting around 4:30pm. Police learned that a 17 year old female had been shot – and taken to the Ellendale Fire Company – and taken by ambulance to an area hospital where she died. A second victim – a 19 year old man – also went to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say their preliminary investigation reveals that a fight broke out between several people when someone pulled a gun and fired several shots into the crowd hitting the two victims.

The investigation continues and police ask anyone with information to contact Detective Csapo at 302-741-2729 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.