(Claymont, DE 19703) Yesterday (April 17) detectives assumed an investigation into a shooting that had occurred in the 3000 block of Green Street, in the community of Clearfield Village.
The investigation revealed that the 46-year-old victim and her son, 24-year-old Marqus Grooms were having an argument yesterday morning. The 46-year-old victim’s 49-year-old boyfriend intervened and Grooms retrieved a handgun.
Grooms fires the handgun once striking his mother in her left arm. The bullet then traveled through her arm and struck her boyfriend in the hip area.
Grooms was taken into custody at the scene and the two gunshot victims were treated and released at a local hospital.
Grooms was taken to New Castle County Division of Police Headquarters and charged with two counts of felony Assault 2nd, one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and one count of felony Aggravated Menacing.
He was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $26,000 secured bail.