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Suspect in Domestic Related Attempted Murder is Arrested 9-16-2020

Incident Number: 50-20-22718

Date/Time:  Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 1:56 p.m.

Location:  Mapleton Square Apartments, 100 Block of Willis Road, Dover, DE

Contact:   Dover Police Department Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman   Email: Mark.Hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department charged a 17-year-old in a domestic related shooting incident that occurred on September 10th.  At approximately 1:56 p.m., officers responded to the an apartment on Willis Road for the incident.  It was discovered that Alexander Singletary (17) was at the residence during a domestic related incident and pulled out a 9mm handgun.  Singletary put the gun to a female victim’s head and as he pulled the trigger, another family member struck his arm, causing the shot to miss and strike a wall.  Three additional shots were fired by Singletary in the apartment, causing property damage, but no injuries to the occupants.  Singletary fled the area and turned himself in at the Dover Police Department on the evening of September 15th.  

Singletary was committed to a juvenile detention center on a $205,050 cash bond on the following charges:
-Attempted Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (juvenile)
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Aggravated Menacing (2x)
-Criminal Mischief