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Kesselring Avenue Murder Victim’s Name Released After Next of Kin Notification 6-2-2020

UPDATE:  Following the notification of next of kin, the Dover Police Department is releasing the identity of the victim as Mykal Dempster, a 31-year-old male from the Dover area.

Incident Number: 50-20-14069

Date/Time:  Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 6:54PM

Location:  300 Block of Kesselring Avenue, Dover, DE

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


The Dover Police Department arrested two armed suspects after the shooting death of a male victim in the 300 Block of Kesselring Avenue on Monday evening.  At approximately 6:54PM, officers responded to the area for a report of shots fired and located the deceased male inside of a vehicle.  A home was also struck by gunfire during the incident.  Several members of neighborhood provided descriptions, images, and other information about the two suspects and arriving officers established a secure perimeter in the area with the assistance of the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit.  By 8:05PM, officers had arrested two suspects.  Each suspect was in possession of a handgun.  

The age and name of the victim is currently being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Raiquan Fisher (18) and Harry Charles (15) were arrested.  Both suspects were charged with the following offenses:
-Murder 1st Degree
-Conspiracy 1st Degree
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree
-Criminal Mischief

Raquan Fisher was committed to SCI on a  $180,100 cash bond.  Harry Charles was committed to a juvenile detention center on a $170,100 cash bond.  

Harry Charles
Dover, DE
Raiquan Fisher
Dover, DE