Man wanted in car wash shooting death apprehended in TN

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Bobby L. Taylor, the man wanted in connection with the shooting death of Aloysisus Taylor at a Bear area car wash in November of 2015, has been apprehended.

BEAR: Taylor was arrested on Sunday, March 5, 2017, after officers from the Chattanooga Tennessee Police Department were called to a residence in reference to a disturbance. Upon their arrival, the officers located a victim who advised that he had been assaulted by Bobby Taylor.

Officers located Taylor a short distance away and were able to take him into custody without incident. He was subsequently charged by the Chattanooga Police with aggravated assault and is currently being held at the Hamilton County Jail pending his extradition to Delaware.

Photo: Delaware State Police

Prior to his arrest and on Friday, November 27, 2015 police began investigating the shooting of a male subject which occurred at a Bear area car wash.

Police say, at 8:40 A.M. Troopers were called to respond to the American Car Wash located at 1921 Pulaski Highway, Bear. Upon their arrival a male victim was located in the rear of the business suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Resuscitation efforts were then performed by responders from the New Castle County Paramedics who transported the victim to the Christiana Hospital Trauma Center. The victim, however, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Delaware Division of Forensic Science was contacted and an autopsy was completed.

According to a press release provided by police spokesman, Jeferey R. Hale, Aloysisus Taylor, 41, of Wilmington, was seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in the rear parking lot of the American Car Wash, It was at that time that he was approached by Bobby L. Taylor, 32, of New Castle, who then produced a handgun and fired one shot at the victim through the open vehicle window, striking him in the torso. Bobby Taylor then fled from the scene on foot in an unknown direction.

Through multiple interviews, detectives were able to identify Bobby Taylor as the suspect in this incident. It was also learned that Bobby Taylor and Aloysisus Taylor (no relation) are both employed at the car wash. Detectives obtained warrants charging Bobby Taylor with Murder 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Person Previously Convicted of a Felony.

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