Dover Police Make Arrest In January Shooting Incident

The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred at Whatcoat Apartments late Saturday night.

Officials said the investigation began at 10:37 p.m., when Officers responded to the 900 block of Whatcoat Drive for the report of shots fired in one of the buildings.

The investigation showed that there was an argument between several individuals inside of the building and during the argument, a black male wearing all black fired a handgun, causing damage to the building. No injuries were reported as a result of this shooting.

On Monday the Dover Police Department announced the arrest of Rakim Overton-Bolden, 20, of Dover, for his alleged involvement in the January 20th shooting incident. Detectives, through their investigation, identified Overton-Bolden as the suspect and obtained warrants for his arrest police said. On January 26th, Overton-Bolden turned himself in to the Dover Police Department.

Master Corporal Ryan Schmid, said Overton-Bolden was processed and arraigned at the department. He has been committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on $17,000 secured bail. The charges against Overton-Bolden include Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, two counts of Reckless Endangering First Degree, Wearing a Disguise During the Commission of a Felony, Providing a False Statement to Law Enforcement with Intent to Delay or Hinder Prosecution, and Criminal Mischief Under $1,000.