Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge In August Shooting

A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old man in connection with an August 23 shooting incident, police announced Tuesday.

Officials said on August 23 at approximately 8:52 p.m., police were dispatched to the unit block of East 24th Street in reference to a shooting that had occurred. Police located a 43-year-old male gunshot victim, who was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

The case was assigned to Detective Brendan Wham of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of his investigation, Detective Wham identified 27-year-old Jimvonte Chrisden as a suspect. said officials. Chrisden was taken into custody without incident on August 26.

Chrisden has been charged with the following offenses:
Attempted Murder (First Degree)
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Two Counts)
Conspiracy (First Degree)
He was arraigned in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $600,000 cash-only bail.

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