UPDATE – Arrest – July 10 Shooting Connected with Attempted Robbery

Based on review of surveillance video and witness interviews, the driver of the suspect vehicle in this incident was identified as a 15 year-old male from Wilmington. An arrest warrant was issued on July 15, 2021.  Later that day, the suspect was arrested by Wilmington Police on unrelated charges.

The juvenile male suspect was charged by Newark Police with the following offenses:

  • Attempted Robbery First Degree
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
  • Receiving Stolen Property Over $1500
  • Conspiracy Second Degree

The juvenile male appeared before Justice of the Peace Court #11 and was ordered to be held in default of $104,000 secured bail.  The juvenile male was turned over to the custody of the New Castle County Detention Center in Wilmington.

The investigation into other involved suspects continues.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. W. Anderson at (302) 366-7100 x. 3469 or wanderson@newark.de.us.  Additional methods for providing information to Newark Police can be found on our tips page, where reward information may also be available.

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