Arrest Made in February 7th Shooting on S. New Street 2-28-17

An arrest has been made in the shooting of a 42-year-old man on February 7th, 2017. Gregory Scott was developed as a suspect in the case based on efforts made by the Criminal Investigation Unit of the Dover Police Department.  Scott was observed walking in the area of S. New Street on February 24th and arrested without incident.  He was committed to JTVCC in default of $172,000 cash bond on the following charges:
-Attempted Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Reckless Endangering (2x)

Gregory Scott Age: 18 Dover, DE

Gregory Scott
Age: 18
Dover, DE
















Incident/Complaint#:  50-17-4324

Date/Time:  Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 6:43PM

Location: Unit Block of S. New Street, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 42-year-old man that occurred on Tuesday evening.  Officers responded to the Unit Block of S. New Street for a report of shots fired.  While officers were on scene, information was received that the victim had driven himself to Kent General Hospital.  The victim was treated for multiple gunshot wounds to his torso and was hospitalized as a result of those injuries.

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 or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

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