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Wilmington Police Department
Monday November 21st, 2022 :: 10:39 a.m. EST


Update #1 (Investigation – 200 block of Cityview Avenue):

The victim in this incident has been identified as Michael Bowles.
The suspect has been identified as Benja Daniels.
This incident remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Steven Bender at (302) 576-3621.
You can also provide information to Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or
The Wilmington Police Department Victim Services Unit is available to provide support, information and referrals to those who are victims of crime, and can be reached at (302) 576-3622. Additionally, the WPD Youth Response Unit is available to provide free counseling and services to children and their families who have been exposed to potentially traumatizing events, and can be reached at (302) 576-3183
Original Release (November 18):
Wilmington Police are investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred at approximately 5:10 p.m. in the 200 block of Cityview Avenue.
Police located a 52-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The suspect in this incident, a 46-year-old male, was found dead at the scene from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. This incident is believed to have been domestic in nature.

Wilmington Police Department
300 N Walnut St
Wilmington, DE 19801

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