Four Arrested In Connection With Chestnut Hill Estates Shooting Death

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(L-R Noah Youngs      Shai Thodos       Edwin Rivera       Kalif Reeves)

Newark – On March 9th, at approximately 2:08 a.m., New Castle County Police were dispatched to the intersection of Malvern Rd and Augusta Dr for a shooting just occurred. The victim was transported to an area hospital by emergency medical services where he succumbed to his injury.

New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit then identified 22-year-old William Laws of the unit block of Davies Rd as the victim of the shooting.

Following an intensive investigation, detectives were able to sign arrest warrants for four suspects involved in this homicide, according to police. 19-year-old Shai Thodos, 19-year-old Noah Youngs, and 18-year old Edwin Rivera, were all charged and arrested on March 10, 2018.

The fourth suspect, 19-year-old Kalif Reeves was arrested yesterday (May 22) afternoon by members of the New Castle County Police Special Investigations Squad and the FBI Task Force.

All suspects were charged with: felony, Murder 1st, 2 counts of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and felony Reckless Endangering 1st.

Shai Thodos, Noah Young, and Edwin Rivera were all arraigned by New Castle County Superior Court and held on $205,000 cash bail. Kalif Reeves was arraigned by New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and held on $226,000 cash bail.

Update

Newark – New Castle County Police are searching for 20-year-old Kalif Reeves who is wanted for the shooting death of 22-year-old William Laws that occurred earlier this month, according to police. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000.00 for information leading directly to the arrest of Kalif Reeves.

If you have any information regarding the location of Kalif Reeves, please contact the FBI Baltimore Field Office at 410-265-8080 or the New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800.

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Original Story

Newark – New Castle County Police are searching for 20-year-old Kalif Reeves who is wanted for the shooting death of 22 year-old William Laws that occurred earlier this month, according to New Castle County Police Spokeswoman, Heather Carter..

Carter said Friday (March 9) at approximately 2:08 a.m., New Castle County Police were dispatched to the intersection of Malvern Road and August Drive for a shooting that had just occurred. Police learned that 22-year-old William Laws suffered a gunshot wound to his torso. He was transported to an area hospital by emergency medical services where he was pronounced dead.

During the course of the investigation, The New Castle County Police Homicide Squad developed Kalif Reeves as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest, according to Carter. The Wilmington FBI office is assisting with the investigation.

If you have any information regarding the location of the suspect please contact New Castle County Police at (302) 573-2800. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.

Update

Newark – New Castle County Police have identified 22-year-old William Laws, of the unit block of Davies Road, as the man shot earlier this morning, according to spokeswoman Heather Carter.

Carter said the victim was transported to an area hospital by emergency medical services where he succumbed to his injury.

Original Report

Newark – New Castle County Police are currently investigating a shooting that occurred in the community of Chestnut Hill Estates, according to spokeswoman Heather Carter.

Carter said today, March 9, at approximately 2:08 a.m., New Castle County Police were dispatched to the intersection of Malvern Road and Augusta Drive for a shooting that had just occurred. Police learned that one person was shot and transported to an area hospital by emergency medical services.

Detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal investigations Unit arrived on scene and have assumed the investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation and more information will be forthcoming.

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact the New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573.2800. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

A reward of up to $20,000.00 is available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of those responsible for violent crimes being investigated by this agency.

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