One arrested in attempted murder in Lincoln

August 17, 2014

Story Location:
Lincoln  Delaware
United States

A 22-year-old Lincoln man faces charges after police say he was involved in shooting a man in the leg Aug. 16 at King's Market. A second man is still sought by police.

Timothy Daniels was charged with first-degree attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, first-degree reckless endangering and first-degree conspiracy. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in default of $125,000 cash bond.

Police say Timothy Daniels and his cousin, Joshua Daniels, 18, of Lincoln went at 12:20 p.m. to King's Market on Fleatown Road where Joshua got in a fight with a 21-year-old man.

The two drove away and went to a relative's home and got a semiautomatic handgun; Joshua drove back to the market, and Timothy was in the passenger seat, said Sgt. Paul Shavack of the Delaware State Police.

At the market, Joshua fired six shots at the 21-year-old who was standing near a 19-year-old man and a 57-year-old man, Shavack said. A shot struck the 21-year-old in the lower leg. Joshua and Timothy drove off.

The other men were uninjured; the 21-year-old man was treated and released from an area hospital.

About an hour after the shooting, Shavack said, police spotted Timothy riding a bicycle on Cubbage Pond Road. He tried to flee, but was apprehended by a Delaware State Police K-9; Timothy was treated and released for several dog bites, Shavack said.

Troopers continue to search for Joshua, who is wanted on first-degree attempted murder and related charges. He should be considered armed and dangerous; a weapon has not been recovered, Shavack said. The Ford Taurus has been recovered. If observed call 911 immediately to report.

If anyone has any information on Joshua's whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Criminal Investigative Unit at Troop 4 at 856-5850 or by using the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip application available to download at: Information can also be provided to the Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.  Information may also be provided at Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword DSP.