14-Year-Old Charged In Home Invasion That Left Man Shot Four Times

The Dover Police Department and U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force arrested a 14-year-old male in connection with the January 12th Home Invasion on West North Street.  The teen was developed as a suspect in the investigation and taken into custody on Thursday, January 16th in Milford, Delaware.

He was committed to Stevenson Detention Center on a $91,000 secured bond on the following charges:
-Assault 1st Degree
-Home Invasion
-Possession of a Deadly Weapon During Commission of Felony
-Possession of Firearm by Person Prohibited
-Wearing a Disguise During Commission of Felony
-Illegal Gang Participation
-Conspiracy 2nd Degree

Original Story

Dover Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, January 12th that left a man with four gunshot wounds, according to M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer.

Hoffman said the 39-year-old male victim called 911 reporting that multiple suspects entered his home demanding property and then fired multiple shots, striking the victim four times.

The victim was transported to Kent General Hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to Hoffman.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Dover Police Department at (302)736-7130.

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