Two Wilmington Men Arrested In April Shooting

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Wilmington – After continuous investigative efforts by Criminal Investigations Division Detectives, Shaquille Brisco, 23, of Wilmington, and Tyrone Brooks, 27, also of Wilmington,were developed as suspects in the April 14, 2017 shooting investigation of a 20-year-old male in the unit block of W. 27th Street, according to police.

Police said Shaquille Brisco was taken into custody without incident on April 15, 2017 by Uniform Services Division officer’s in the area of 27th and Tatnall Streets. Brisco was transported to police headquarters and ultimately booked on the charges of Attempted Murder in the 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, (2) counts of Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, and Conspiracy int he 2nd Degree. Brisco was committed to the Howard Young Correctional Facility in lieu of $182,000 cash bail in April.

On July 13, 2017 at approximately 12:00 pm, Tyrone Brooks who had active warrants for the above, previously described charges was apprehended without incident by members of the First State Fugitive Task Force as well as Wilmington Police officers assigned to Operation Safe Streets and the Drug, Vice and Organized Crime Division at E.26th and Pine Streets. Brooks was transported to police headquarters and booked. Brooks was pending arraignment and no bail information was available at the time of the police departments last update.

Original Story:
On April 14, 2017 at approximately 7:23 p.m., Uniform Services Division Officers responded to the area of 27th and Moore Streets in reference to a shooting investigation. Upon arrival officers located a 20-year-old male in the 2700 block of N.Tatnall Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen and leg. The victim was treated on the scene by New Castle County Paramedics and transported by medevac to the Christ

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