Four teens indicted in Dover shooting

Khahiem Lewis

Zymire Martinez

DOVER — Four teenagers were indicted Monday for their alleged roles in an April shooting incident that left a 42-year-old man wounded in the leg, according to court documents.

Khahiem Lewis, 17 when arrested, Zymire Martinez, 15, Alton Kinsey, 17, and Shiheem Durham, 16, were all charged with first-degree assault and other alleged offenses following an incident in the 200 block of West Reed Street at 12:06 a.m.

Dover Police said a man was shot three times in the left leg while sitting on a front porch at a residence occupied by four people.

Alton Kinsey

Shiheem Durham

Charges included possession of a firearm and ammunition by person prohibited, first-degree reckless endangering, illegal gang participation, second-degree conspiracy and theft of firearm. Mr. Lewis was also indicted for theft of firearm and third-degree criminal trespass for an alleged incident on April 14.

The teens were held at the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center after being arrested, police said.

Indictments issued by a Kent County Superior Court Grand Jury this month also included, among others:

Alex J. Durham

• A Smyrna man on six counts related to a firearm investigation in the 300 block of West Division Street in Dover on May 28. Dover Police alleged that Alex J. Durham, 26, was found with a stolen firearm and initially fled on foot before being apprehended in the vicinity of North New Street and North Governors Avenue.

Charges included possession of a firearm by person prohibited, possession of firearm ammunition by person prohibited, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest and receiving a stolen firearm.

Mr. Durham was committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center near Smyrna on $86,500 secured bond.

Syncere Friends

• Syncere Friends, of Felton, is facing a 15-count indictment allegedly connected to shooting in the Capitol Green neighborhood in Dover on April 17. He was taken into custody without incident during an April 26 traffic stop, Dover Police said.

Charges include five counts of first-degree reckless endangering and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, second-degree conspiracy driving without a license, motor vehicle requiring safety glass and criminal mischief.

Mr. Friends was 19 years old when arrested, authorities said.

Police investigated a reported shooting in the 400 block of East Water Street that left two homes damaged. Authorities said no residents were injured and several shell casings were located in the area.

Eric Lloyd

• An 18-count indictment was returned for Dover resident Eric Lloyd, arrested on May 22 following an alleged firearm-related incident in the area of Vera Way and College Road.

Dover Police said a man exited a gray vehicle and fired a weapon before fleeing at approximately 11:34 p.m. Mr. Lloyd, 25 at the time, was later taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop that led to the recovery of a shotgun in the front passenger seat, according to authorities.

Five counts of first-degree reckless endangering were filed, along with four counts of alleged aggravated menacing with a pump action shotgun, court documents said. The remaining charges involved possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Mr. Lloyd was initially committed to JTVCC in default of $32,500 secured bond.

Taevon I. Potts

• Milford resident Taevon I. Potts was indicted regarding an alleged May 5 incident that began with an attempted vehicle stop to located a wanted person, Milford Police said at the time.

According to authorities, Mr. Potts, then 23, drove away from the scene in the 600 block of N. DuPont Boulevard (U.S. 113). Three vehicle occupants fled on foot and were apprehended shortly afterward, police said.

Indicted charges against Mr. Potts included disregarding police officer’s signal, resisting arrest, driving while suspended or revoked, no turn signal, failure to stop at red light, failure to stop at stop sign, unsafe passing on left, failing to drive in proper lane and receiving stolen property – a Chevrolet Mailbu according to the indictment.

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