Police Make Arrest In Yesterday’s Shooting, Barricaded Subject Incident

Wilmington Police have made an arrest in connection with yesterday’s shooting incident in the 400 block of North Jefferson Street.

Just after 10:00 Saturday morning Wilmington Police and rescue crews responded to a shooting near the intersection of 5th Street and Jefferson Street.

Responding crews found a 63-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Sources tell FSU that shortly after the shooting incident, police surrounded the row home in the 400 block of N. Jefferson Street.  Police believed the suspect in the shooting was held up inside the home.

Arriving officers surrounded the home and the SWAT Team was called in.  Throughout the day the SWAT Team could be heard loud hailing the home over a BearCat PA System, telling the person inside the home to come out.

When officers made entry into the home they did not find anyone inside according to sources.

Officials said the case was assigned to Detective Brendan Wham of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of his investigation, Detective Wham identified 52-year-old Troy Bolden as a suspect and an arrest warrant was secured, according to police. Officials said Bolden was taken into custody without incident, however, they did not provide details surrounding his arrest.

Bolden has been charged with the following offenses:

Attempted Murder 1st Degree
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited
Discharging a Firearm on a City Street
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $191,000 cash-only bail.

A second ambulance responded to the 500 block of 4th street for a second person that was injured in relation to this incident.

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