Dover Man Succumbs To Injuries Two Days After Being Shot

The victim of a shooting that occurred on Weston Drive in the early morning hours of March 30th, 2019, has died as a result of his injuries. Tyrone Sampson, 35, was pronounced dead on Monday, April 1st, 2019 after suffering a gunshot wound to his upper body two days prior, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

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The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 35-year-old Dover man in critical condition on early Saturday morning, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said at approximately 3:50 AM, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Unit Block of Weston Drive. Upon arrival, officers located the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

The officers performed first aid until medics arrived and transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7111. Callers may remain anonymous.

Tips may also be submitted to law enforcement through Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-TIP-3333 or online at; a cash reward of up to $1,000 is possible for

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