Employee Shot Dead at Delaware Metro by T-Mobile Store, Suspect Sought

Left: a black Escalade Cadillac. Right: A man wearing a ski mask, gray hoodie and jeans.
Elsmere Bureau of Police

Delaware police were searching for a man who they believe shot to death a Metro by T-Mobile employee during a robbery Saturday afternoon.

Responding officers found the female victim dead at the store on the 900 block of Kirkwood Highway in Elsmere around 5:30 p.m., Elsmere Burau of Police Chief Laura Giles said in a press release.

The suspect fled in the victim’s 2008 Cadillac Escalade, with license plate No. PC194769. Giles said he is between 5 feet, 10 inches and 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs between 180 and 220 pounds.

Police also said the suspect may have arrived on a blue bike.

He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone who spots the suspect or the vehicle is asked to stay away and call 911 immediately. People can submit tips by contacting detective Scot Sowden at or 302-998-1173, ext. 208. Tipsters can also reach the Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. 

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