BREAKING NEWS: Selbyville police arrest local teen after BB-gun fired

Selbyville Police W. Scott Collins reported on Friday, July 17, that officers in his department had arrested a 16-year-old Selbyville boy after reports he had threatened people with a handgun in the area of Ellis Alley and Church Street about 5:15 p.m.

According to police, the teenager reportedly discharged a weapon in the direction of several people and was located shortly after the incident by responding officers, using information obtained from witnesses. The weapon, which was also recovered, was determined to be a BB/pellet gun.

The boy was charged with two counts of Aggravated Menacing, two counts of Reckless Endangering, Possession of a Dangerous Instrument, Disorderly Conduct and Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia.

Anyone who witnessed or has information that could help with the investigation is being asked to contact Selbyville PD Det. Robert Reed at (302) 436-5085 or