Milford police investigate two shooting incidents within three days

MILFORD — Two shooting incidents within about 48 hours of each other, including one with injury, are under investigation, authorities said Thursday. On Wednesday night at the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex, a man was struck in the torso by a small caliber round from a firearm. An unknown suspect or suspects were sought, Milford police […]

DPS arrests man on felony assault charge from February

GEORGETOWN — The Delaware State Police have arrested a man on first degree assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony charges. An issue for Alvaro E. Marroquin’s arrest was issued on February 4, 2020, the day the assault took place. Mr. Marroquin is alleged to have shot an acquantance in […]

Smyrna residence struck by gunfire

SMYRNA — A residence on East Redbrook Place was struck by gunfire multiple times late Thursday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. Troopers responding at approximately 11:24 p.m. found that two men ages 70 and 33 were seated in the living room when a loud noise was heard. The first floor was damaged, […]

Milford man dies from gunshot wound

ELLENDALE — A 25-year-old Milford man was found dead from a gunshot wound to the upper body early Thursday morning, Delaware State Police said. The homicide was reported at approximately 3:25 a.m. in the 12000 block of North Old State Road, spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. The man was reportedly shot outside the residence, […]

Man sought in Dover shooting incident

DOVER — A 29-year-old Smyrna man was sought after multiple gunshots were fired in a parking lot Wednesday following a domestic related argument, Dover Police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. According to police, Eric Sartin allegedly fired two gunshots in the air and two shots at an unoccupied vehicle to the other person in the […]

Seaford: Traffic stop leads to ammunition and gun charges

SEAFORD — A traffic stop on Saturday night in Seaford led to the seizure of drugs and ammunition and the arrest of one local man. At around 7:07 p.m. on Saturday night, troopers pulled over Randall Hill Jr. of Seaford who they observed engaging in criminal activity prior to the stop. A search of Hill’s […]

Early-morning shooting kills one in Seaford

SEAFORD — The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting a death investigation stemming from a shooting that happened in the early hours of Saturday morning in front of a bar in Seaford. The incident happened at about 1:07 a.m. on Friday morning. Troopers responded to a fight in progress and shots fired in the […]

Report clears Delaware State Police trooper in fatal shooting

DOVER (AP) — A Delaware State Police trooper was justified in fatally shooting a suicidal man armed with a handgun during a confrontation after a domestic dispute last year, the state attorney general’s office says. The Delaware Department of Justice said in a report issued this week that Cpl. Nicholas McLaughlin reasonably believed it was […]

New York attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit, […]

Car engine shot multiple times

DOVER — A car was disabled after its engine compartment was shot several times, police said. The incident occurred around 2:28 p.m. Tuesday, in the area of South New Street and Reed Street, said Sgt. Mark Hoffman, a spokesman for the Dover Police Department. A suspect, or suspects, shot the engine compartment multiple times, disabling […]