Homicide Unit Investigating Murder in Bridgeville

The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Bridgeville last night that left one man dead.

On May 14, 2023, at approximately 7:01 p.m., troopers responded to the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive regarding a shooting that had just occurred. Troopers arrived and found 23-year-old Orbby Holder of Bridgeville, Delaware lying on the front yard of a residence suffering from gunshot wounds. Troopers and EMS personnel rendered medical aid to Holder at the scene, and he was taken to an area hospital for emergency treatment. Holder was later pronounced dead at the hospital, and the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit assumed the investigation.

Detectives learned that Holder had been at a party on Mill Park Drive when he was confronted by an unknown man. The confrontation escalated and the unknown suspect shot Holder with a handgun. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Delaware State Police Conducting Criminal Investigation

No suspect information is currently available. The Homicide Unit is still actively investigating this incident. Detectives are asking for anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective M. Csapo by calling 302-741-2729. Information may also be provided by sending a Private Facebook Message to the Delaware State Police or contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.

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