Coatesville Teen Surrenders to Police Over March Shooting Incident

Aigner Veronica SellarsAigner Veronica Sellars /Submitted Image

OXFORD, PA — On December 19, 2023, Aigner Veronica Sellars, an 18-year-old from Coatesville, surrendered herself to the police. The Oxford Police Department, assisted by Chester County Detectives, have been investigating a shooting incident that took place on March 23, 2023, in the 200 block of Maple Street.

Officer J. Williams and Detective J. Dibattista filed an affidavit of probable cause on December 8, 2023. According to this document, Sellars and another female were involved in a verbal altercation at a residence along the 200 block of Maple Street on the evening of March 23, 2023. During this argument, Sellars allegedly threatened to return with others to shoot the victim(s).

At 9:40 PM, Sellars and the other female returned to the victim’s home. When an adult resident answered the door, they were confronted by Sellars and her associates. The group allegedly fired multiple rounds into the home, striking the victim who then required medical treatment. The victim was later released from a local hospital after receiving care.

Sellars, a minor at the time of the incident, fled the scene with her associates. Due to the severity of the crime, she is being charged with aggravated assault and additional related offenses as an adult. After turning herself in, Sellars was arraigned in front of Judge Massey on December 19, 2023. Her bail has been set at $20,000, and she has been transported to the Chester County Prison to await a preliminary hearing.

The Oxford Police Department continues its investigation to identify all individuals involved in the incident. Those with information are encouraged to contact Officer Williams at 610-998-0032.

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As always, it is important to remember that an arrest or a criminal complaint does not constitute a declaration of guilt. Every suspect, including Sellars, is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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