Man Facing Attempted Murder Charges In Milford Shooting

Milford– The Delaware State Police have arrested 28-year-old James A. Satcher of Lewes, DE, for Attempted Murder 1st Degree and related charges, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Heather Pepper.

Pepper said the initial incident occurred on July 15, 2020, at approximately 5:37 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to Betsy Ross Circle in Milford, for a shooting. Upon arrival, Troopers found a 32-year-old Georgetown man suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. Further investigation revealed the man was involved in a physical altercation with Satcher in the apartment complex. During the altercation, Satcher produced a handgun and fired one round, striking the victim before fleeing in a white passenger vehicle in an unknown direction, said Pepper. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for his injury.

Through investigative measures, Satcher was developed as a suspect in the shooting. On July 20, 2020, Satcher was taken into custody without incident and charged with the following crimes:

Attempted Murder 1st Degree (felony)
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (felony)
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony (felony)
Satcher was processed and presented at JP Court 2. He was committed to the Sussex Community Correctional Center on a $1,000,080.00 cash bond.

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