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Third Suspect Arrested in Dover July 4 Shooting

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DOVER, Del.- Dover police on Monday announced the arrest of a third suspect in connection with a shooting that happened on the Fourth of July. 

Police identified the suspect as 17-year-old Romeo Downs, who was as arrested in Bloomington, Ind. by the US Marshals Fugitive Task Force and is awaiting extradition to Delaware where he will face the following charges:

-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Gang Participation
-Theft Under $1,500

A photo of Down has not yet been made available. 

According to police during the July 4 incident, a 22-year-old victim entered his apartment in the 100 block of Katrina Way and found three suspects inside.

The victim confronted the suspects and noticed his bedroom was in disarray and money had been taken, at which point the suspects fled. 

The victim told police he chased the suspects when one suspect, identified as Jason Brittingham, 18, turned and fired a gun, striking the victim once in the left side. 

The bullet went through the victim and entered a home through an exterior wall. 

Police said the victim was able to identify the first two suspects because he knew them.

Christopher Evans, 17, was apprehended by the Dover Police Department and US Marshal's First State Fugitive Task Force in the downtown Dover area on Wednesday.  He was committed to Stevenson House on the following charges:

-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Gang Participation
-Theft Under $1,500

Jason Brittingham, 18, was arrested by the US Marshals on Tuesday in Raleigh, N.C. and is being held pending extradition on the following charges:

-Burglary 2nd Degree
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
-Gang Participation
-Theft Under $1,500

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