Update With Arrest: Police Investigate Shooting, Overview Gardens

New Castle County Police have arrested 30-year-old Churchill Christie for the June 9 shooting of a 27-year-old in the community of Overview Gardens.

(New Castle, Del-19720) On Friday (June9) at approximately 1:10 p.m., New Castle County Police were called to the unit block of Briarcliff Dr. for the report of shots fired and a 27-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Through the investigation, major crimes detectives developed 30-year-old Churchill Christie as a suspect. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Churchill Christie of the unit block of Briarcliff Dr He was then taken into custody without incident on Friday, June 9.

The victim remains in the hospital in critical condition.

Churchill Christie was charged with first degree assault, first degree reckless endangering, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Churchill Christie was arraigned and committed to Howard Young after failing to post a $126,000.00 cash only bail.

The New Castle County Police, Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact the New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573.2800.

Citizens can also submit a tip via our website at http://www.nccpd.com. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department. Citizens who currently have the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips. Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit. The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

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County Police Investigate Shooting, Overview Gardens