Police: Gun To Victim’s Head, Trigger Pulled, Saved By Family Member

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The Dover Police Department has charged a 17-year-old male in a domestic-related shooting incident that occurred on September 10th, according to Public Information Office Sergeant Mark Hoffman.

Hoffman said at approximately 1:56 p.m., officers responded to an apartment on Willis Road for the incident. It was discovered that the 17-year-old was at the residence during a domestic-related incident and pulled out a 9mm handgun. He put the gun to a female victim’s head and as he pulled the trigger, another family member struck his arm, causing the shot to miss and strike a wall, said Hoffman. Three additional shots were fired by Singletary in the apartment, causing property damage, but no injuries to the occupants. Singletary fled the area and turned himself in at the Dover Police Department on the evening of September 15th.

The teen was committed to a juvenile detention center on a $205,050 cash bond on the following charges:
-Attempted Murder 1st Degree
-Possession of Firearm During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited (juvenile)
-Assault 2nd Degree
-Carrying Concealed Deadly Weapon
-Reckless Endangering 1st Degree (4x)
-Aggravated Menacing (2x)
-Criminal Mischief

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