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Man Wanted After Firing Gun in Apartment Building 1-30-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-3495

Date/Time:  Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 at 12:40PM

Location:  500 Persimmon Tree Lane (Persimmon Tree Apts), Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department is seeking Xavier Marion (22) on firearms related charges after he discharged a gun into the floor of his apartment.  The round traveled through the ceiling of the apartment below and struck a wall while a male victim was nearby.  Marion then fled with the firearm.  

Xavier Marion is wanted on the following offenses:
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Criminal Mischief

Xavier Marion
Age: 22
Dover, DE
(Photo from 2018)
















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.