Ruben Maldonado

Case Number: 32-13-047393

Ruben Maldonado

Victim: Ruben Maldonado, 46-year-old male

Murdered on: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Location: 758 Christiana Road Newark, DE 19713

Investigation Details:

On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at approximately 11:14 p.m., police responded to

a shooting in the area of 758 Christiana Road, Cedar Wood Apartments in Newark


The victim was discovered lying on the ground motionless while in front of a building.

The victim was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead as a result of a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Police are investigating robbery as a possible motive

A witness was able to assist Police with the construction of a composite sketch of the possible suspect.

The suspect is described as a black male 5’7 to 5’10” tall, who had dark complexion and weighed approximately 200 lbs.



If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Cold Case Homicide Squad directly:

Det. Brian Shahan: Email Brian Shahan 302-395-2781

Glenn Davis: Email Glenn Davis 302-395-8216

You can submit a tip via our website. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333, visit the Crime Stoppers website, or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking”submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.