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One Teen Arrested, Another Sought in Harrington Shooting

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HARRINGTON, Del.- Harrington police on Tuesday arrested one teen and are still looking for another in connection with a shooting that happened in late November. 

Police said the incident happened at around 10 p.m. Nov. 28, when officers were called to the 100 block of Grant Street for a report of shots fired. Police said the investigation revealed that the two suspects arrived at a home on Grant Street to attend a party. However, police said the two suspects were told by the homeowner that they were not invited to the party and were asked to leave.

According to police, the two suspects then left the party and began walking toward West Street. Witnesses said that as the suspects were walking away, they fired three to four shots as residents on Grant Street were standing in their yards. 

Police said it is unknown if the suspects were firing at any person or property. Officers checked the area and did not locate any damaged property and it is believed the suspects possibly fired the gun into the air. In addition, there were no reported injuries. 

As the investigation continued police were able to identify the suspects as 16-year-old Jordan E. Dixon, of Greenwood, and 15-year-old John T.
Long, also of Greenwood. Police obtained warrants for both teens charging them with two counts of first-degree reckless endangering, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, second-degree conspiracy and disorderly conduct.

On Tuesday, Dixon was taken into custody at his home by Delaware State Police. He was ordered held in the Stevenson Juvenile Detention Center in
default of $13,500 secured bond.

Harrington police have active warrants on file for Long. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Harrington Police
Department at (302) 398-4493 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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