Police: 15-Year-Old Facing Murder 1 In Fatal Shooting Earlier This Month

A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in an arrest in connection with an August 14 murder.

Officials said on August 14 at approximately 9:44 p.m., police responded to the 2300 block of North Monroe Street in response to a shooting that had occurred. Police located a male gunshot victim, identified as 19-year-old Marell Lowe, who succumbed to his injuries.

The case was assigned to Detective Justin Kane of the Criminal Investigations Division. Through the course of his investigation, Detective Kane identified a 15-year-old male juvenile as a suspect police said Thursday. Warrants were secured for the suspect who was taken into custody without incident.

The 15-year-old male juvenile was charged with the following offenses:
Murder 1st Degree
Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center on $999,000 cash-only bail.

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