US Marshals Arrest Woman Wanted In Dover Shooting That Sent School Into Lockdown

The Dover Police Department has announced the arrest in a domestic-related shooting that occurred on Wednesday, August 25. 2021,  on Fiddlers Green, according to Sergeant Mark Hoffman.

Hoffman said the U.S. Marshals First State Fugitive Task Force with the assistance of the Carolinas Regional Task Force arrested Gabrielle Clark, 21, at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 9th, 2021.  Clark was arrested at an apartment in Columbia, South Carolina without incident.  Clark is currently being held at Alvis S. Glen Detention Center pending extradition to Delaware.

In August the Dover Police Department received calls from Clark,  of South Carolina, and Clark’s father at the residence regarding a domestic-related matter.

During the call, multiple gunshots were heard by 911 call takers. Clark fled the scene prior to police arrival and is being saught by Dover Police.

During the altercation, Clark shot multiple rounds, striking her father’s vehicle, according to Hoffman. Police say she fled in a silver Nissan Versa with Texas Registration: MKR9410. Clark was described as a black female, wearing a pink/orange shirt.

At the time, Hoffman said warrants were being obtained for three counts of Reckless Endangering 1st Degree and other related offenses.

During the investigation, W. Reily Brown Elementary School was notified of the incident by police due to the close proximity to the school. While there was no threat to the school, officers were on scene as a precaution.

 

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