Police arrest man in Del. apartment shooting

July 7, 2008 1:11:44 PM PDT
A New Castle man is charged with attempted murder after police arrested him in connection with an apartment shooting and alleged attempted robbery in New Castle. New Castle County Police have charged 19-year-old Bernard Ellerbe with attempted murder, attempted robbery and weapons possession.

Police said Ellerbe shot a 37-year-old man living at the Pine Valley Apartments inside his home about 5 a.m. on June 24. The victim was wounded in the chest and underwent emergency surgery at Christiana Hospital.

Ellerbe was arraigned Monday morning and is being held in a correctional facility.