Delaware teenager’s body found inside barbershop

Delaware detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred inside a New Castle barbershop early this morning.

State police were called to the Star Center Strip Mall shortly before midnight for reports of shots fired. They found numerous shell casings in the parking lot and the body of Airrion Yancey, 18, lying inside the DWAR Studio Barbershop and Salon. The teen was shot in his upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The homicide unit is investigating while the medical examiner performs an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Delaware State Police are asking anyone who may have any informatio to contact Detective Millard Greer at
302-922-0190, or to submit a tip by texting keyword “DSP”
plus a message to 274637 (CRIMES), by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or by visiting

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