Woman Arrested Following Shots Fired Incident in Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, DEWilmington Police have arrested a woman on reckless endangering and aggravated menacing charges following a shots fired incident.

Authorities state that on June 20 at approximately 5:07 p.m., police were called to the 700 block of Townsend Place in reference to an aggravated menacing complaint involving a female subject who had discharged a firearm. Officers located the suspect, 25-year-old Nicole Charles, who was taken into custody without incident. Police recovered a loaded firearm, and there were no injuries.

Charles has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  • Aggravated Menacing
  • Reckless Endangering
  • Discharging a Firearm on a City Street

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and was committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $45,500 cash-only bail.

Information is subject to change at any time as additional details may emerge. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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