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UPDATE: Fatal Shooting on Queen Street 8-19-16


Quashaun Christy, 22, has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting on Queen Street that occurred on the night of August 18th.  Christy, along with other unknown suspects, illegally entered the apartment of the victim, Emmitt Brown at approximately 9:34PM on Thursday, August 18th with the intent to commit a robbery.  Once inside, multiple gunshots were exchanged between the suspects and the occupants in the home.  During this exchange, Brown was mistakenly struck by gunfire and later died from his injuries.  Quashaun Christy is currently being held in Pennsylvania after being taken into custody by the Philadelphia Police Department at the request of the Dover Police Department on August 23rd.  Once Christy is extradited to Delaware, he will face the following charges:
-Home Invasion
-Robbery 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 1st Degree
-Reckless Endangering*
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony*
*Pending Separate Indictment

Quashaun Christy Age: 22
Quashaun Christy
Age: 22
















Incident/Complaint#:  50-16-27868

Date/Time:  Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 9:34PM

Location:   100 Block of S. Queen Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man on Thursday night.  Police responded to a home in the 100 Block of S. Queen Street for a report of a subject shot.  When police arrived, Emmitt Brown, was found with a gunshot wound to his torso.  Officers immediately provided first aid until Brown was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.  More details will be released as they become available.