Brandon M. Fletcher

Suspect sought

Suspect in Aug. 19 shooting incident on campus identified


4:49 p.m., Aug. 23, 2013--University of Delaware Police have identified the suspect in the shooting incident that occurred around 10:55 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19, at basketball courts on the University of Delaware Laird Campus in Newark.

Police seek the public's assistance in locating Brandon M. Fletcher, 20, of the 200 block of Highland Boulevard in New Castle. He is wanted on four counts of first degree reckless endangering, four counts of aggravated menacing, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and criminal mischief. 

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Fletcher is described as a black male, 6 feet tall with a slim build, weighing approximately 155 pounds. He is believed to be armed and dangerous, and the public should use caution if encountering him.

UD Police also have arrested Antonio A. McCray-Bradley, 21, of the unit block of Marlborough Court in New Castle, on Thursday, Aug. 22. He was identified as the driver of the suspect vehicle and has been charged with hindering prosecution and providing a false statement to law enforcement. He was released on $4,000 unsecured bond. 

Neither suspect is a University of Delaware student. 

In the Aug. 19 incident, an argument between two men on the basketball court escalated into a fistfight, and then one of the participants went to a parked vehicle, retrieved a weapon and returned, firing multiple rounds. No one was injured in the incident. 

Anyone with information on Fletcher's whereabouts is asked to contact University of Delaware Police at 302-831-2222. Information also can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or, where a reward may be available. 

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