Wilmington Police Charge Man With Attempted Murder In Saturday Shooting

Wilmington Police have arrested a man in connection with last night’s shooting incident.

On April 4, Wilmington Police were dispatched to the unit block of West 27th Street at approximately 8:27 p.m. in reference to a shooting that had occurred. Police located a 52-year-old male gunshot victim who was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The case was assigned to Detective Matthew Geiser of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of his investigation, Detective Geiser was able to identify 28-year-old Andre Davis, who had been detained by officers at the scene, as a suspect in the shooting incident, officials said Sunday.

Police subsequently obtained and executed a search warrant, recovering a .32-caliber handgun found to have been reported stolen.

Davis has been charged with the following offenses:
Attempted Murder (First Degree)
Robbery (First Degree)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
Receiving a Stolen Firearm

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $233,000 cash-only bail.

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