Bridgeville man charged with murder in November shooting

January 2, 2024

A Bridgeville man faces murder and other charges following a November shooting in Bridgeville.

Police responded to the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive for a report of a shooting Nov. 25, and found 26-year-old Daquan Lake suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. Lake was transported to a nearby hospital where he died.

Following an investigation, police said they identified Ian’Tae Albury as the suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On Dec. 29, police said, detectives served a search warrant on the 21000 block of Mill Park Drive in Bridgeville and Albury was taken into custody without incident. He was taken to Troop 5 and charged with first-degree murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, three counts possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, two counts possession of firearm ammunition by a person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon.

Albury was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 2 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $1,160,000 cash bond.

The Homicide Unit continues to investigate and ask anyone with information to contact Detective D. Grassi at 302-365-8441; email; send a private Facebook message to the Delaware State Police; or contact Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-847-3333.


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