SPD investigators have taken a local 15 year old into custody following an afternoon shooting that occurred over the weekend. On Saturday, April 22nd at approximately 4 p.m. SPD officers responded to the parking lot area of Trevi Restaurant in the unit block of E Glenwood Ave for a report of a shooting victim. Upon arrival, SPD patrol officers provided medical aid to a 19 year old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper torso area. This victim was later transported to KGH for treatment of the gunshot wound and has since been released. Investigation determined that 2 local 15 year olds shot the victim in the parking lot area outside of the restaurant due to an ongoing dispute over property. Detectives worked quickly to identify the shooter as Adryan Jean-Baptiste, 15 of Smyrna. His accomplice has been identified as Micah Rothwell, 15 of Smyrna. Adryan Jean-Baptiste turned himself in to the Dover Police Dept. on 4/25/17. He is being charged with Attempted Murder 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a felony, Carrying a Concealed deadly weapon, and Conspiracy 1st degree. He is currently awaiting arraignment on these charges and no bond information is available. Micah Rothwell is currently wanted by the Smyrna Police Dept. for charges of Attempted Murder 1st degree, Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and Conspiracy 1st degree. Micah Rothwell should be considered armed and dangerous. If you know of his whereabouts, call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Tipsters may remain anonymous. If there are any witnesses to this crime or persons with information who have not already been interviewed, they are encouraged to contact SPD Detective Bill Davis at 302-653-9217. This investigation is active and ongoing and no further details will be released at this time.
(No photo available of Adryan Jean-Baptiste)