Update: The Dover Police Department arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with the January 4th shooting of a 21-year-old male (see below) in the Manchester Square community. The juvenile was taken into custody without incident on January 21st. The juvenile was committed to Stevenson House on a $61,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Possession of Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree
Incident Number: 50-21-278
Date/Time: Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 3:48 p.m.
Location: Unit Block of Stevenson Drive (Manchester Square), 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 of a 21-year-old male that occurred on Monday afternoon. At approximately 3:48 p.m. officers responded to the Unit Block of Stevenson Drive in the Manchester Square neighborhood for a report of a shooting that occurred inside of a residence. Arriving officers located the 21-year-old victim inside a residence with a single gunshot wound to the torso. The male victim was transported to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital for treatment of his injury. No further information is available at this time.
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.