$6,000 reward for information leading to arrest in Frankford murder

Dioandre Gibbs, 30, Frankford, DE – Delaware State Police Dept.

A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case of 33-year-old Dioandre Gibbs, who was shot and killed earlier this year in Frankford.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, around 3:35 p.m., Tuesday May 18, 2021, the Frankford Police Department and Delaware State Police were dispatched to Honolulu Road in the area of Kauffman Lane for reports of a shooting.

When officers and troopers arrived on scene, they found 33-year-old Dioandre Gibbs sitting in the driver’s seat of a gray 2012 Volkswagen CC with a gunshot wound.

Through investigative measures, police determined Gibbs was shot on Kauffman Lane and tried to drive away when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the front of a home on Honolulu Road.

Gibbs was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased. The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit, with the assistance of the Frankford Police Department, continues to investigate the case.

The family of Dioandre Gibbs have greatly assisted in the investigation. Partnering with Delaware Crime Stoppers, a $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information regarding this incident should contact Detective Brian McDerby by calling 302-834-2620 or brian.mcderby@delaware.gov. Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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