Officials: Bear Woman Charged In Maryland Avenue Shooting

A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old woman in connection with a December 5 shooting incident, police said Wednesday.

Officials said on December 5, 2021, at approximately 3:48 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of Maryland Avenue in response to a shooting that had occurred. Arriving officers located a 40-year-old woman who was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Wilmington Police Detective Danielle Moore of the Criminal Investigations Division identified 24-year-old Brook-Lynn Cuff, of Bear, as a suspect, according to police. An arrest warrant was secured for the Cuff, who was taken into custody by members of the Wilmington Police Drug, Organized Crime, and Vice Division in coordination with the United States Marshals Task Force on December 28.

Cuff 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 by a Person Prohibited
Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $180,000 secured bail.