Officer Involved Shooting Suspect in Custody

Posted on  04/25/2013 4:32 pm

Location:

  • 300 North Walnut Street (Public Safety Building), Wilmington, Delaware

Date of Occurrence:

  • Thursday, April 25, 2013

Defendant/Charges:

  • 15 year old male of Wilmington, Delaware
    • Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Juvenile
    • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
    • Carry a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Firearm)
    • Aggravated Menacing
    • Resisting Arrest

Summary:

Investigators have charged a 15 year old male juvenile in connection with Wednesday evening’s officer involved shooting.

While being pursued by members of the Firearms Squad the suspect pointed a handgun at officers, one of whom fired at the suspect. The suspect was uninjured and dropped his handgun before fleeing into a back alleyway.

The suspect’s grandmother brought the suspect to Wilmington Police Headquarters early this morning and turned him in. He was arraigned at JP Court #20 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center in lieu of a $33,800 secured bond.

The investigation is ongoing. Witnesses are asked to contact Sergeant Ronald Muniz at (302) 576-3655.