WILMINGTON, DE (WTXF) - Authorities say they uncovered evidence leading to the dismissal of current charges against a man who was arrested last week in a shooting that left a 6-year-old boy injured in Wilmington, Delaware. The chief said the investigation has developed new leads with other possible suspects.
The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon near 6th and Spruce Streets. 6-year-old Jashown Banner was struck in the head by gunfire, and remains in critical condition.
Neighbors tell FOX 29 Jashown and his mother were getting into a car when they were shot. Jashown's mother suffered a cut to her arm in the incident.
Citizens who have information about this case are asked to contact Wilmington Police Detective Devon Jones at 302-576-6206. Information may also be submitted through the Delaware Crime Stoppers Tip-Line at 1-800-TIP-3333, where information leading to an arrest may result in a monetary reward. Tips may also be texted to NIXLE at 888777.