Troopers Identify Man Killed In Dover Party Shooting On Sunday

Dover–The Delaware State Police have identified the individual that was shot and killed Sunday, October 10, 2021, at a residence in the 1500 block of Nathaniel Mitchell Road as 22-year-old Brenden Harmon of Felton.

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Dover– Delaware State Police are conducting a homicide investigation that occurred Sunday morning in Dover, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Jason Hatchell.

Hatchell said on October 10, 2021, at approximately 1:03 a.m., troopers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Nathaniel Mitchell Road, Dover for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, troopers located three males and two females who all suffered gunshot wounds. All victims were transported to Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus for treatment. At the hospital, a 22-year-old male victim was pronounced deceased. Identification is pending notification to next of kin. The two other males ages 25 and 19 are in stable condition. A 25-year-old female victim was transported from Bayhealth to Christiana Hospital in critical condition and the other 19-year-old female was treated and released.

The initial investigation revealed that there was a party at the residence on Nathaniel Mitchell Road where subjects were standing in front of the residence. A vehicle approached the residence with an unknown number of occupants. At that time, numerous rounds were fired at the partygoers standing in front of the residence resulting in 5 people being struck. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction.

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