Bridgeville man arrested for reckless endangering


BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – The Delaware State Police arrested 18-year-old Damaji T. Showell for reckless endangering and related charges.

On July 9th, Troopers were dispatched to a residence in Bridgeville with regard to a domestic conflict between Showell and his father.

Showell had threatened his father after a verbal dispute earlier that day. Showell’s father was walking on Mill Park Drive when Showell fired a gun at this father. He fled the scene in a blue Mazda 6. The 43 year old victim did not sustain any injury following the incident.

On Monday, Showell turned himself in to Delaware State Police. He was later charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited (felony)
  • Reckless Endanger First Degree (felony)
  • Breach of Release

Showell was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $34,000 bond.

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