Milton Man Charged in Shooting Incident in Felton


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A Milton man was arrested after a shooting Sunday morning in Felton. Delaware State Police were called to Green Stinger Sports Bar around 1:30 Sunday morning for a shooting in the parking lot and police were told the suspect was in the parking lot pointing a gun at people. Police located the man, identified as 66 year old Terry Bratton of Milton, and arrested him. They also learned a 28 year old Lincoln man was being treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound to the arm. Police learned Bratton and several others were arguing inside and when the bar closed the argument continued in the parking lot when Bratton pulled a gun and shot the victim.

Bratton was transported to Troop 3 where he was charged with the following crimes:

  • Assault 1st Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (Felony) – 6 counts
  • Terroristic Threatening – 4 counts
  • Possession of a Firearm While Under the Influence

Bratton was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on $161,000 secured bond.

Police from Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit is still investigating this shooting. Detectives ask anyone who witnessed or has information regarding this case to contact Detective J. Baldwin by calling 302-698-8426 or Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333.