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Suspect charged in multiple Wilmington shootings

April 4, 2013 5:21:50 AM PDT
Police say a man charged in a triple shooting is also linked to a shooting a day earlier.

Wilmington police have charged 21-year-old Jerree Richardson with the triple shooting on March 30th.

After an ongoing investigation, detectives were able to ascertain information that linked Richardson to a series of shootings that occurred in the city's east side neighborhood, including one on March 29th.

Richardson was charged with attempted Murder (1st degree), possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited for the March 29th shooting on Kirkwood Street.

As a result of the March 30th triple shooting, Richardson was charged with an additional two counts of attempted murder (1st degree), assault (1st degree), three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a deadly weapon.

He is currently committed to Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of a $200,000 cash bond for the March 29th shooting.

However, Richardson is awaiting arraignment for the March 30th triple shooting.


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