Milford Police Arrest Intoxicated Man for Shooting at Cars

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A 65-year-old Milford man is facing numerous felony charges following a shooting that occurred on Wednesday evening in Milford. At just after 6:30 that evening, police went over to the area of Knollac Drive and Surrey Court. They learned that a man identified as E. Keith Hudson walked away from his home carrying a firearm in a bag. He then called a relative and told him that he was going to shoot someone. Two family members approached Hudson, and then he pointed a gun at their vehicle and threatened to shoot them. According to police, Hudson then shot at three different cars driven by three women. The gunfire did not strike anyone, and no one was hurt.


Troopers and officers from the Milford Police Department took Hudson into custody without incident. The firearm was recovered, and they confirmed that Hudson was intoxicated. Hudson was taken to an area hospital for treatment. While at the hospital, Hudson threatened to shoot and kill three troopers.

Additional Information from the Delaware State Police:

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Aggravated Menacing (Felony) – 3 counts
  • Reckless Endangering First Degree (Felony) – 3 counts
  • Terroristic Threatening – 3 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence
  • Criminal Mischief

Hudson was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $94,100 cash bond.

The Delaware State Police Troop 4 Criminal Investigations Unit continues investigating this case. Troopers are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective K. Haley by calling 302-752-3810. Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at www.delawarecrimestoppers.com.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at DSP_VictimServicesMail@delaware.gov


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