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Victim’s Name Released from December 25th Homicide 12-30-2020

The Dover Police Department continues to investigate the homicide that occurred on the morning of December 25th in the area of Town Pointe Apartments.  The victim in the case has been identified as Jermaine Scott (29) of Dover, Delaware.  Further details of the case are being withheld for investigative purposes.


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Date/Time:  Friday, December 25th, 2020 at 2:13 a.m.

Location:  Area of Town Pointe Apartments, 820 Carvel Drive, Dover, DE

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

The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a male in his late twenties from Dover that occurred on Friday morning.  At approximately 2:13 a.m., officers responded to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for a report of a gunshot victim arriving by private vehicle.  The victim succumbed to his injuries after arriving at the hospital.  Further details are not being released at this time for investigative purposes.

The Dover Police Department is withholding the name and age of the victim until the next of kin has been notified.

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 delaware.crimestoppersweb.com; a cash reward is possible for information leading to an arrest.