Victim In Last Night’s Shooting Arrested

Clement Taylor

New Castle County Police (NCCPD) have concluded their investigation into a shooting in the community of Georgetown Apartments with the arrest of 22-year-old Clement Taylor, according to NCCPD Spokesman JP Piser.

Piser said last night, detectives continued an investigation into two people shot in a vehicle while parked in Georgetown Apartments. Police learned that the vehicle was occupied by an 18-year-old female driver and a front seat passenger, identified as Clement Taylor. Detectives determined that Clement Taylor was handling a firearm in the front seat when he shot the handgun, according to Piser. The bullet penetrated Clement Taylor’s hand and then proceeded to strike the driver’s thigh.

Upon a search of the area, as well as an apartment in the complex, detectives recovered a firearm, ammunition, and further evidence implicating Clement Taylor in the shooting, said Piser.

Clement Taylor, of the 100 block of Freedom Trail, was arrested and charged with first-degree reckless endangering, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and providing false statements to law enforcement with the intent to hinder the investigation of a felony. He was arraigned and committed to Young Correctional Institution after failing to post $1,500 secured bail.

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New Castle – New Castle County Police (NCCPD) are investigating a shooting that left two injured in the community of Georgetown Apartments, according to NCCPD Spokesman JP Piser.

Piser said Thursday (July 6) at about 7:20 p.m., County Police were dispatched to the area of 260 Christiana Road for a shooting. Upon arrival, police found a male and a female in a vehicle, parked within the complex, suffering apparent gunshot wounds, according to Piser.

Both were transported via ambulance to an area hospital where they are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, added Piser.


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