The Middletown Police have made arrests in the Middletown shooting that FSU first told you about in January, according to Sr. Lieutenant Dawn Feldmann.
Feldmann said on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at approximately 10:45 am Middletown Police, with the assistance of New Castle County Police, responded to the 300 block of Liborio Drive in reference to a shooting.
The investigation revealed two subjects were shooting at one another and several vehicles were struck during the exchange of gunfire. During the exchange, an innocent bystander, sitting in her vehicle received a graze wound to the head. The wound was non-life-threatening.
Middletown Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit was able to identify the subjects as Jermaine King, 18, and Anthony Hobbs,19, both of Middletown said Feldmann.
King was arrested on February 1, 2022, and charged with Assault 1st, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, Reckless 1st, Conspiracy 2nd, Criminal mischief 2, and Discharge rifle or other explosives. He was transported to the Howard Young Correctional Facility in lieu of $45,000 secured bond.
Hobbs turned himself in on February 4, 2022, and was arraigned on charges of Possession of firearm during the commission of a felony, Reckless 1st, Conspiracy 2nd, Criminal mischief, Discharging rifle or other explosives. Hobbs was transported to the Howard Young Correctional Facility in lieu of $73,500 cash bond.
The Middletown Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday morning according to Sr. Lieutenant Dawn Feldmann.
Feldmann said at approximately 10:46 Wednesday morning,, the Middletown Police responded to the unit block of Liborio Drive in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival police located one victim who was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
Middletown Police Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation. They are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Womer at 302-376-9950.
They are also are asking residents to review any video footage they may have and report anything that could potentially assist in the investigation.