25-year-old Wilmington man arrested in connection with early December shooting and pursuit

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25-year-old Kyree Harris is behind bars as he faces numerous charges after a Wilmington Police investigation led to his arrest in connection to a shots fired investigation.

WILMINGTON (DE): On December 2 at approximately 11:18 a.m. Wilmington Police say an officer was in the area of 6th and Willing Streets when the officer heard gunfire in the area. The officer located the crime scene and saw a suspect vehicle leaving the scene but fled from police when a stop was attempted.

According to police, shortly after, the vehicle was located in the area of Harvey Road off of the I-95 North exit. Police recovered 198 grams of cocaine, 128 grams of methamphetamine, and 51 grams of marijuana.

Through the course of the investigation, police identified 25-year-old Kyree Harris as a suspect and on December 16 police executed a search warrant in the 1600 block of Coleman Street. Harris was taken into custody without incident., police said.

At the residence, police recovered a loaded 9mm handgun, ammunition, 15 Percocet pills, 239 grams of marijuana, 16 bags of heroin, 2 grams of cocaine, and a package of marijuana edibles.

Harris was charged with Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 3 Quantity (2 counts), Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver in Tier 2 with an Aggravating Factor, Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Deliver, Maintaining a Drug Property, Endangering the Welfare of a Child (2 counts), Conspiracy 2nd Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Harris was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution on $279,500 cash-only bail.

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