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Gold Alert Issued for Missing 54-year-old Dover Man

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-38940

Date/Time:  Friday, December 6th, 2019 at 15:30

Location:  100 Block of S. State Street

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


The Dover Police Department has issued a gold alert for a missing 54-year-old man.  Scott Johnson was last seen in the 100 Block of South State Street on Friday, December 6th.  He was wearing blue jeans, tan jacket, a black back pack, and sunglasses at the time.  Johnson has a condition that if not properly monitored, may cause him harm.

If you have any information on Johnson’s whereabouts, please call 302-736-7111 as soon as possible.

Scott Johnson
Dover, DE

Man Shot in Apartment on Friday Morning 12-6-2019

Incident/Complaint#:  50-19-38836

Date/Time:  Friday, December 6th at 2:54AM

Location:  The Willows at Clearfield Apartments, 100 Block of Haman Drive, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at an apartment in the 100 Block of Haman Drive on Friday morning.  At this time, it is believed that two unknown male suspects forced open a door to a 3rd floor apartment and shot a 19-year-old male twice in the upper body.  The victim was transported by EMS to Kent General Hospital where he was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries.

It is believed that this incident is likely related to a shots fired incident at the same location on Tuesday, December 3rd.

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 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.