Police Arrest 14-Year-Old on Gun Charges

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WILMINGTON, DE — Wilmington Police have arrested a juvenile on gun charges.

Authorities state that on July 23 at approximately 11:26 a.m. police were in the 1200 block of Wilson Street, Wilmington when they observed a 14-year-old male juvenile acting in a suspicious manner.  When police attempted to make contact with him, he fled on foot.  He was taken into custody a short time later without incident and police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun that was reported stolen.

The 14-year-old was charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Receiving a Stolen Firearm
  • Resisting Arrest

The juvenille was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on $14,200 secured bail.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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