Seaford Police make arrest in Meadowbridge Apartment complex shooting

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Left: Eric A. Jackson. Right: marijuana, handgun, ammunition recovered in traffic stop.

SEAFORD, Del. – Seaford Police have made arrest in connection to a shooting that happened earlier this month. 36-year-old Eric A. Jackson of Bridgeville is now facing charges in connection to the incident.

On February 11th, police say two suspects opened fire on each other in the parking lot of Meadowbridge Apartment complex. Surrounding homes and structures were damaged by the gunfire. No one was hurt.

Police were able to identify Jackson as a suspect, and obtained an arrest warrant for him on February 18th. The next day, officers saw Jackson leaving the apartment complex. He was pulled over and arrested. A search of his vehicle yielded eight bags of marijuana, weighing 46 grams in total. Police also found a loaded 9mm handgun in his jacket pocket.

Jackson was charged with first degree attempted assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and disorderly conduct. He is also charged with two counts of possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Jackson was taken to the Department of Corrections in lieu of a $101,000 cash bond for the shooting, and $100,000 cash bond for the traffic stop.
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