A 23-year-old Wilmington man is behind bars today thanks to the hard work of a Wilmington Police Detective.
WILMINGTON (DE): It was Detective Wham, a detective with the Wilmington Police Department that identified 27-year-old Jimvonte Chrisden as a suspect in a shooting that left a 43-year-old man hospitalized in critical condition.
Police say, the shooting happened just before 9:00 p.m. in the unit block of East 24th street on August 23, 2020. Patrol officers arrived and found the 43-year-old gunshot victim. The victim was treated on the scene by EMS personnel and transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Wham’s hard work paid off and Chrisden was taken into custody without incident on August 26, 2020. Chrisden was charged with Attempted Murder (First Degree), Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition by a Person Prohibited (Two Counts), and Conspiracy (First Degree).
He was arraigned in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $600,000 cash-only bail.
There has been nine people shot in Wilmington since August 23, 2020. Five of those have been shot in this week alone.