Weston Drive Shooting Victim Dies as a Result of Injuries 4-2-2019

Tyrone Sampson (35), the victim of a shooting that occurred on Weston Drive in the early morning hours of March 30th, 2019, has died as a result of his injuries.  Sampson was pronounced dead on Monday, April 1st, 2019 after suffering a gunshot wound to his upper body two days prior.

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

ORIGINAL RELEASE

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-9439

Date/Time: Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at 3:50AM

Location:  Unit Block of Weston Drive, Dover, DE

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

Narrative: 

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 35-year-old Dover man in critical condition on early Saturday morning.  At approximately 3:50AM, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Unit Block of Weston Drive.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body.  The officers performed first aid until medics arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he remains in critical condition.  

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 may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at delawarecrimestoppers.com; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for information leading to an arrest.

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