Teen Arrested After Wilmington Shooting

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have charged a juvenile in connection with a shots fired incident.

Authorities state that on August 22 at approximately 6:26 p.m., police responded to a shots fired incident, with no injuries, that took place in the 800 block of West 7th Street.

The case was assigned to Detective Danielle Moore of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of her investigation, Detective Moore identified a 17-year-old male juvenile as a suspect.  Warrants were secured and the 17-year-old was taken into custody without incident by members of the Safe Streets Task Force on August 26.

The 17-year-old male was charged with the following offenses:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon
  • Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
  • Possession of a Deadly Weapon by a Person Prohibited
  • Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 (3 counts)
  • Discharging a Firearm on a City Street

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $19,400 secured bail.

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