Date/Time: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 3:01PM
Location: 100 Block of South Queen Street, Dover, Delaware
Officer Releasing Information: Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
Update: The Dover Police Department has arrested Marquis Boyer-Smith (20), from the 400 block of New Castle Avenue, for the shooting that occurred at 3:01PM on South Queen Street on Tuesday. Downtown surveillance cameras operated by Dover Police Department Emergency Communication Operators, captured Boyer-Smith fleeing the shooting and was able to provide officers with a description and location of Boyer-Smith. Boyer-Smith was arrested without incident and charged with Assault 1st Degree, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony, and Reckless Endangering 1st Degree. Boyer-Smith was committed to James T. Vaughn Correction Center in default of $84,000 cash bond.
The Dover Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred this afternoon in the 100 block of South Queen Street. At approximately 3:01PM, a 27-year-old male was shot three times. The victim is currently being treated at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital. The Dover Police Department does have a person of interest in custody, but is not prepared to disclose any further details at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111 or the Criminal Investigations Unit at (302)-736-7138. Callers may remain anonymous. Tips can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.