Police Arrest Two For Dover Shootout That Left A Man Dead

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Dover – The Dover Police Department has arrested two men in connection with the Tuesday night murder of 31-year-old Javan Cale.

Depaul Wilson
Depaul Wilson

Depaul Wilson (35) and Guy Jones Jr. (27), both of Worton, Maryland, have been arrested for the shooting death of Cale by the Kent County, Maryland Sheriff’s Department and are awaiting extradition to Delaware to face the charges of Home Invasion, Attempted Robbery 1st Degree, Conspiracy 1st Degree, Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Felony, Possession of a Firearm by Person Prohibited and 1st Degree Murder

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Dover – The Dover Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man that occurred on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at approximately 7:40 p.m, according to Dover Public Information Officer M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman.

Hoffman said that the victim, Javan Cale, was killed when he was shot multiple times in the torso inside of an apartment at Clearfield Apartments located at 120 Haman Drive.

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Guy Jones Jr

Two unknown suspects were involved in an exchange of gunfire with Cale, in which Cale also fired multiple rounds, said Hoffman. The suspects fled westbound from the apartment building, but no further description is available at this time. Cale was rushed to Bayhealth Kent General Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries, said Hoffman.

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 can also be submitted to law enforcement through tip lines maintained by Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or on-line at http://www.tipsubmit.com or through the Dover Police Department MyPD Mobile App

Image Credits: Kent County MD Sheriff


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