Suspect sought after Middletown shots fired

Ramaj Thompson

MIDDLETOWN — An 18-year-old New Castle man was sought on a first-degree attempted murder charge after a vehicle was damaged by multiple gunshots Sunday night, authorities said.

According to Middletown Police Detective Julia Fabbroni, officers were called to the area of the Valero gas station at 38 E. Main Street for a shots fired complaint at approximately 7:30 p.m. Officers saw that a vehicle with four occupants ages 6 to 23 had apparent damage from multiple damage. No injuries were reported.

Police investigation found that the vehicle had just exited the gas station and was traveling on East Main Street when Ramaj Thompson allegedly fired a handgun several times, causing the rear windshield to shatter.

According to police, Mr. Thompson allegedly arrived in a dark green Mazda Protégé occupied by another male and two females.
Other pending charges included four counts of first-degree reckless endangering, nine counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, four counts of aggravated menacing and first-degree conspiracy.

Police asked anyone with information to call Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333, the Middletown Police Department Tipline at www.middletownde.org/Crime-Tip-Line/ or 376-9950.

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