UPDATE: Arrests Made in December 23rd Double Shooting 12-28-16
The Dover Police Department arrested three suspects in the double shooting that occurred on December 23rd. The suspect vehicle was located at a residence in the Capitol Park neighborhood on Saturday night and the following suspects were taken into custody without incident.
Assault 1st Degree (2x)
Possession of a Firearm During Commission of Felony
Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Receiving Stolen Property (suspect vehicle)
Bond: $199,000 Cash (Committed)
Date/Time: Friday, December 23rd, 2016 at 7:40PM
Location: Alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive in Capital Green Development
Officer Releasing Information: M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer
The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two brothers wounded on Friday night. At approximately 7:40PM, the two victims (from Magnolia) were in the Capital Green development, in the alley between Sussex Avenue and Collins Drive, when they were shot by a black male suspect. The suspect is described as wearing a tan coat, a mask, jeans, and is approximately 5’9″ and 140 pounds. The suspect fled in a white Buick Rendezvous after the shooting. Through further investigation, it was learned that the tag number for the suspect vehicle is Delaware Registration: PC103192. Anyone who sees this vehicle should contact police immediately.
The victims are being treated at Kent General Hospital and are in stable condition at this time.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130. 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