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Del. Police Arrest Three in Milton Shooting

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Jarrel H. Flowers Jarrel H. Flowers
Teveya W. Brittingham Teveya W. Brittingham
Mark A. Phillips Mark A. Phillips

MILTON, Del.- Delaware State Police have arrested three men in connection with a shooting in Milton last week.

Authorities launched an investigation after troopers responded to Nika Lane in the early hours of Nov. 18, where they discovered a 23-year-old man suffering from several gunshot wounds to his lower extremities. 

Through interviews and investigative leads, police said they were able to identify three suspects in connection with this incident.

Investigators said the suspects initially contacted the victim at the Wawa south of Lewes and made plans to meet on Nika Lane for a possible drug deal.

When the men arrived at Nika Lane police said a disagreement occurred between the victim and 22-year-old Mark A. Phillips of Greenwood. Authorities said Phillips shot the victim multiple times and then all three suspects fled in a minivan.

On Nov. 19, police said that 25-year-old Jarrel H. Flowers, of Georgetown, turned himself in to authorities. He was charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $42,000 bond.

Troopers said a second suspect, 24-year-old Teveya W. Brittingham, of Lewes, turned himself in to troopers on Nov. 19 after seeing himself in the news. Brittingham was charged with first-degree-robbery, second-degree conspiracy and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was released on $21,000 unsecured bond.

On Nov. 26, Phillips turned himself in to police. He was charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree robbery, second-degree conspiracy, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a weapon by person prohibited. He was ordered held in the Sussex Correctional Institution in lieu of $752,500 cash bond.

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