Shooting leads to three arrests in Harrington

1280 Harrington Shooting May 4

Young (left) and Burton

HARRINGTON, Del. – Three people have been arrested in connection to a shooting that took place Monday morning.

At around 10 a.m., officers on patrol were called to a residence on Mill Street in Harrington for a report of shots fired. During the course of the investigation, police determined that a dark colored vehicle had pulled up to the residence and two subjects got out of the vehicle and fired multiple rounds at the residence.

According to police, there were a total of seven people inside the residence at the time of the incident, however, no one was injured.

Police were able to obtain a license plate number for the suspect vehicle and located it at a residence in Bridgeville, where they arrested 21-year-old Jordan Young and a 17-year-old male juvenile. Probation and Parole and Delaware State Police were called in to assist with a search of the residence, during which officers found three firearms.

Further investigation led police to identify a third suspect as 21-year-old Jaquan Burton. He was located at Nanticoke Hospital, where he was being treated for an unknown medical issue. He was later arrested after receiving medical treatment.

Young was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, three counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, receiving a stolen firearm, and second degree conspiracy. He was held at SCI on a $95,000 cash only bond on the criminal charges and a $5,000 cash only bond for violation of probation administrative warrant.

Burton and the juvenile were each charged with seven counts of first degree reckless endangering, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and second degree conspiracy. He juvenile was held at the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Facility on a $15,000 secured bond, while Burton was held at SCI on a $79,000 cash only bond on the criminal charges. Police say Burton was also currently out on bond for previous drug charges and his bond was revoked and he is currently being held without bond on those charges.

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