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York County Teen Charged with Attempted Homicide

A York County teen was arrested and charged with attempted homicide on Thursday Feb. 3. (WYDaily Media)

YORK COUNTY — York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office (YPSO) deputies responded to the 100 block of Winsome Haven Drive in Seaford to investigate reports of a person brandishing a gun on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 3.

According to a press release posted on the YPSO Facebook page, deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy for reportedly pointing a gun at a female victim and threatening to kill everyone on premises. He then pointed the gun at a male and pulled the trigger, but the gun malfunctioned.

The suspect faces a slew of charges including, two counts of brandishing, possession of a firearm by a minor, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and attempted homicide.

He is being held at the Merrimac Detention Center on Merrimac Trail.

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