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Dover Police Investigating Murder of 35-Year-Old Man 7-13-15

Complaint # 50-15-19733

Date/Time: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2:17AM

Location:  900 Block of West North Street, Dover, Delaware

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department is investigating an early morning homicide of a 35-year-old man.  The incident occurred at approximately 2:17AM in the 900 block of West North Street.  Jamal Weeks, 35, was shot by an unknown suspect, and later died as a result of his injuries.  Detectives from the Dover Police Department have been interviewing potential witnesses and residents in the area and are working towards identifying a suspect.  This is the fifth homicide in the City of Dover in the 2015 calendar year.

The investigation is 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 http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App.