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*UPDATE* Arrest Made in the Capital Green Shooting that Occurred on 05/15/15

Dover Police Department Complaint #:



06/04/2015 @ 6:00 am

Location of Incident:

Hollingsworth Apartment Complex, Elkton, MD

Victim: Male

Victim Age: 18


On June 4, 2015 at approximately 6:00 am members from the Delaware Fugitive Task Force and Maryland State Apprehension Team arrested Rakim Strickland in the Hollingsworth Apartment Complex in Elkton, MD.  Strickland was taken into custody without incident and is awaiting extradition back to Delaware to answer for the charges stemming from the May 15, 2015, shooting of an 18 year old male in the Capital Green Housing complex.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111.  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 www.tipsubmit.com.

Defendant Information/Arrest Disposition:

Def 1: Rakim Strickland

Age: 25

Address: 600 Block River Road, Dover, De

Bond: None

Disposition: Incarcerated awaiting extradition to Delaware


Attempted Murder First Degree

Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony

Possession of Firearm by a Person Prohibited

Possession of Ammunition by a Person Prohibited

Criminal Mischief over $1000.00

Criminal Trespass 1st Degree

Rakim Strickland Age: 25 Last known address: 634 River Road, Dover, DE
Rakim Strickland
Age: 25
Last known address: 634 River Road, Dover, DE

Officer releasing this information:

Lt. Jason Pires

(302) 736-7145