BREAKING | 16-year-old charged with murder in Blades

A Millsboro teen has been arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder Blades, Delaware.

According to the Delaware State Police Department, around 10:49 p.m., June 19 troopers were dispatched to a shots fired complaint in the area of E. 4th Street in Blades.

During the investigation, troopers discovered a 20-year-old male lying on the side of the road with an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives identified the suspect an obtained a warrant for his arrest. On Thursday, December 30 troopers responded to the Ferris School, a secure facility where the suspect was currently being held.

At the facility, the juvenile male was charged with Murder 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Robbery 1st Degree, and Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited. He was arraigned in the Family Court and remained in the custody of The Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services on $130,000 cash bond.

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