Police Chase Down Shooting Suspect At The Scene

Wilmington Police are conducting an investigation into a shooting that took place around 8 p.m. on Thursday in the 1100 block of Columbia Avenue.

Officials said upon arrival at the scene, officers found a 30-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was subsequently transported to the hospital where she is reported to be in stable condition.

During the initial response, a suspect was sighted by an officer. The individual attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended shortly after in the vicinity of Cedar and Anchorage Streets according to police.

The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Roderic Grady, was linked to the shooting by Detective Anthony Ford of the Criminal Investigations Division. Following his investigation, Detective Ford filed multiple charges against Grady, including Assault in the First Degree, Aggravated Menacing, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited.

Following the charges, Grady was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11. The court committed him to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of an $85,000 cash-only bail.

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