Dover Juvenile Arrested Following Shooting Investigation
Incident Number: 50-23-1690
Date/Time: Monday, January 16, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.
Location: Unit Block of South New Street, Dover, DE
Contact: Dover Police Department Public Information Officer
Master Corporal Ryan Schmid Email: Ryan.Schmid@cj.state.de.us
Narrative: The Dover Police Department has arrested a 14-year-old black male, from Dover, following a shooting incident that occurred Monday afternoon. The investigation began on Monday, January 16 at 3:00 p.m., when Dover Police took the report of of a shooting in the unit block of South New Street. Upon arrival officers located shell casings confirming there had been a shooting in the area. The ensuing investigation revealed that a the 14-year-old black male from Dover and another black male juvenile fired handguns at a residence in the unit block of South New Street and the residence was occupied at the time.
On 01/17/23 the Dover Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the unit block of South Governors Avenue and the 14-year-old male was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to Dover Police Department where he was processed and arraigned.
He was committed to Stevenson House Detention Center on $26,000 cash bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm By a Person Prohibited(2x)
-Reckless Endangering First Degree(10x)
-Conspiracy Second Degree
The second suspect is still wanted for this incident and investigators are working to locate him.