Complaint # 50-15-29141
Date: Friday, October 2, 2015
Location: 400 Block of Barrister Place
Officer Releasing Information: Master Corporal Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The investigation into the death of Thomas Deputy has been ruled a homicide as the result of a single gunshot wound to the upper body. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Unit continue to investigate and request that anyone with information contact the Dover Police Department.
The Dover Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the shooting death of a 34-year-old man that occurred in the early morning hours of Friday, October 2nd. The incident occurred in the 400 Block of Barrister Place. Police received a call from a subject reporting that a male subject, later identified as Thomas Deputy, was found inside of a vehicle with an injury to his upper body. Deputy was later pronounced dead after first aid efforts were made by police and EMS.
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.