UPDATE WITH ARREST SHOOTING INVESTIGATION-BIDEN PARK

Police apprehend 20-year-old Rashid Roane, and 20-year-old Makye Fields in relation to Biden Park shooting.

(Wilmington, DE 19805) On July 14th at approximately 9:45 p.m., patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the area of the intersection of Clifton Ave and Sylvan Ave. in the community of Roselle, for the report of a shooting that had just occurred.  When the officers arrived, they discovered a 20-year-old victim seated in a vehicle that was parked nearby in Biden Park.

The victim was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his abdomen.  He was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Unit were able to identify 20-year-old Rashid Roane, and 20-year-old Makye Fields as the shooters of this incident. On August 3rd, Detectives from the Special Investigation Squad apprehended Rashid & Makye without incident.

Rashid Roane was charged with one felony count of Assault in the First Degree, one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, one count of felony Robbery in the First Degree, one count of felony Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited, and one count of felony Conspiracy in the Second Degree. Rashid Roane was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in liue of $202,000.00 cash bail.

Makye Fields was charged with one felony count of Assault in the First Degree, one count of felony Robbery in the First Degree, one count of felony Conspiracy in the Second Degree, and one count of felony Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. Makye Fields was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 11 and held in lieu of $202,000.00 cash bail.

Rashid Roane
Makye Fields

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GOLD ALERT ISSUED FOR MISSING WILMINGTON MAN: PAUL HAMILTON

The New Castle County Division of Police is currently searching for 61-year-old, Paul Hamilton

(Wilmington, DE 19804) Earlier today (August 5), officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the unit block of Forest Drive, in the community of Woodland Homes for a missing person report. Upon their arrival, the officers learned that 61-year-old, Paul Hamilton had left the residence and has not been seen since. The officers were made aware that Paul made statements that caused concern for his welfare.

Paul is described as a white male, 5’4” tall with a heavy build, and was last seen dressed in all black with a white bandana. Paul currently has gray facial hair styled in a type of goatee and a bald head.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Paul Hamilton to please contact the New Castle County Division of Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at http://www.NCCPD.com, or (IM) on the New Castle County Police Facebook page.

Paul Hamilton