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July 9, 2024

Ellendale, DE - Delaware State Police detectives have arrested 21-year-old Marcus Yunas of Ellendale, Delaware, for multiple felony charges following a shooting in Ellendale in May.

On May 8, 2024, at approximately 12:31 a.m., troopers responded to a home on South Old State Road in Ellendale for a disorderly incident. While responding, troopers were told that shots had been fired at the same location. When troopers arrived, they found a 20-year-old woman had been shot in the leg.

During the investigation, they learned a gray SUV stopped in the road, and the occupants argued with people in the backyard of the house and fired shots at them, hitting the woman and the house. Troopers located the SUV and the suspects a short time later.

The suspects, identified as Isaiah Yunas and two 17-year-olds, were arrested. Detectives worked to locate a fourth suspect, identified as 21-year-old Marcus Yunas.

On June 27, 2024, Yunas was arrested in Maryland, and on July 8, 2024, he was extradited to Delaware. He was taken to Troop 4, charged with the crimes listed below, arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2, and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $92,100 cash bond.

  • Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony (Felony)
  • Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (Felony) - 6 counts
  • Conspiracy 2nd Degree (Felony)
  • Criminal Mischief