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Shooting Investigation Leads To Arrest of Camden Man

Incident Number:  50-23-1691

Date/Time:  Monday, January 16, 2023 at 5:08 p.m.

Location: 900 Block of Carvel Drive, 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 David Preston, 18, of Camden, following a shooting that occurred Monday evening. The investigation began when Dover Police were called to the 900 block of Carvel Drive for a shooting. Officers arrived and spoke to the victim who advised that she had just been shot at. Through investigative measures, Detectives were able to identify Preston as the suspect responsible for shooting a handgun at the victim. Detectives obtained warrants for Preston at this time however were unable to locate him.

On 01/17/2023 Preston turned himself in to Dover Police and was committed to SCI on $32,000 secured bail on the following charges:
-Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
-Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
-Reckless Endangering First Degree

David Preston
Camden, DE