Greenwood– The Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old EDWARD PALMER of Felton, DE, who is wanted in connection with a shooting incident.
The incident occurred on June 20, 2020 at approximately 8:36 p.m., when Troopers were dispatched to a residence in the 10000 block of Memory Road, Greenwood, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, Troopers learned that Edward Palmer had responded to this residence in an attempt to locate his ex-girlfriend who was not home at the time. Palmer was heard outside the residence threatening to shoot his ex-girlfriend’s dog and assault her father who was inside the residence.
Palmer proceeded to fire three rounds into the residence, striking his ex-girlfriend’s 42-year-old father who was in his bedroom. The victim sustained two non-life threatening gunshot wounds to his upper extremities and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.
A computer inquiry revealed that Palmer has a no contact order with this ex-girlfriend.
On August 11, 2020, Palmer was taken into custody at the Canterbury Crossing neighborhood in Felton without incident. He was transported back to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following:
- Assault First Degree Conduct Created Risk of Death Caused Serious Injury (Felony)
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
- Criminal Mischief
- Breach of Release
Palmer was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court and committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $41,500 secured bond.
Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance in Locating Shooting Suspect Edward Palmer-Greenwood
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Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe
Released: 082020 1618
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