Arrest made in Milford shooting probe

MILFORD — A 25-year-old Ellendale man was arrested after investigation into a shots fired report on Thursday, Milford Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said.

Treyvon L. Bowman was stopped while driving a vehicle from the Brightway Commons area after officers responded at 12:34 a.m., authorities said.

Several vehicles had fled at a high rate of speed, police said, and Mr. Bowman’s nearly struck another vehicle.
Police said a .45- caliber handgun was found as well as cocaine.

Mr. Bowman was also allegedly driving the vehicle while impaired, police said.

Charges included firearm during the commission of a felony, with intent to deliver a controlled substance, weapon in a safe school zone and weapon by person prohibited, receiving stolen firearm, firearm while under the influence, drug paraphernalia, third offense DUI of alcohol, disregarding a police officer signal, driving while suspended or revoked. failed to remain in a single lane, driving at a reasonable speed and following too closely.

Mr. Bowman was presented at Justice of the Peace Court 2 in Rehoboth Beach, where secured bail was set at $47,503 secured. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown.

Police said an unoccupied parked vehicle was struck by gunfire during the incident and investigation continues.

Anyone with information was asked to call 422-8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Tips can also be submitted online at

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